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SECTION 405
Compensation of guardian ad litem 1
Surrogate's Court Procedure Act (SCP) CHAPTER 59-A, ARTICLE 4
§ 405. Compensation of guardian ad litem

1. For services rendered a guardian ad litem shall receive reasonable
compensation to be allowed by the court payable from any or all of the
following, in such proportion as directed by the court:

(a) the estate,

(b) the interest of the person under disability, or

(c) for good cause shown, any other party.

2. The court may direct that the fixation of the amount of
compensation be reserved for future determination.

3. If an infant, incompetent or conservatee appears by his guardian,
committee or conservator pursuant to 402 the court may allow the
guardian, committee or conservator such sum as the court deems
reasonable for his counsel fees and other expenses incurred in
protection of the infant's, incompetent's, or conservatee's interest
subject to the same requirements in the case of a guardian ad litem of
the provisions of the preceding subdivisions of this section.

4. The provisions of this section shall not apply to guardians ad
litem appointed by the court pursuant to section four hundred three-a of
this chapter.