Daily Archives: August 17, 2010

New York Article 81 Guardianships

When an “Incapacitated Person” (IP) is no longer able to make certain decisions concerning the management of his or her property and/or health or well-being, the court can appoint a guardian to make these decisions for him or her. New York’s Guardianship Statute, Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, ensures that the guardian’s authority […]