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Section 311 Designee for person under disability Whenever the person to be served is a person under disability, whether or not a party so requests, t...

Surrogate's Court Procedure (SCP)

Designee for person under disability

  Whenever the person to be served is a person under disability, whether or not a party so requests, the court may in the interest of such person, require by order or direction in the minutes that a copy of the process issued be delivered to a person designated, in the manner and within the time specified. The person so designated shall have with respect to the proceeding while so designated, in behalf of such person, until the return of process and such further time as directed by the court, the same powers and duties as a guardian ad litem and is authorized to admit service of such process.