Yolette M Saintiny Attorney at Law
The Law Office of Yolette M. Saintiny is now available in New York…
Additionally, the practice has been expanded to include:
New York State “MHL” Article 81 Guardianship; and
Social Security Disability.
Contact us at: 1.800.556.2313
New York State Article 81 Guardianship
As a former senior attorney with the New York State Mental Hygiene Legal Service, I have handled multiple guardianship cases in my capacity as Court appointed Counsel or as Court Evaluator…
Powers to appoint a Guardian
§ 81.02 Power to appoint a guardian of the person and/or property;
Standard for appointment.
(a) The court may appoint a guardian for a person if the court determines:
1. That the appointment is necessary to provide for the personal needs of that person, including food, clothing, shelter, health care, or safety and/or to manage the property and financial affairs of that person; and
2. That the person agrees to the appointment, or that the person is incapacitated as defined in subdivision (b) of this section. In deciding whether the appointment is necessary, the court shall consider the report of the court evaluator, as required in paragraph five of subdivision (c) of section 81.09 of this article, and the sufficiency and reliability of available resources, as defined in subdivision (e) of section 81.03 of this article, to provide for personal needs or property management without the appointment of a guardian. Any guardian appointed under this article shall be granted only those powers which are necessary to provide for personal needs and/or property management of the incapacitated person in such a manner as appropriate to the individual and which shall constitute the least restrictive form of intervention, as defined in subdivision (d) of section 81.03 of this article. Read more…
Click here to read who qualifies to commence a Guardianship Proceeding!
Contact me for a comprehensive assessment and representation: 1.800.556.2313
Visit NYGuardian for a list of Fiduciary Guardian Services Provided
Social Security Disability
The Appeal Process
Time Period for Appeals
If you wish to appeal, you must make your request in writing within 60 days from the date you receive decision letter. Social Security assumes that you receive the letter five days after the date on the letter, unless you can show us you received it later….
If you filed for Social Security disability benefits or SSI and your claim was denied for medical reasons, you may request an appeal
Generally, there are four levels of appeal:
- Hearing by an administrative law judge;
- Review by the Appeals Council; and
- Federal Court review.
Social Security 101- General Overview
About 70% of first time applicants are denied their initial Social Security Disability Claim? For an overview of Annual Social Security Statistics, Click here…
Before you apply, contact us for a free comprehensive evaluation of qualifying criteria and document preparation list: 1.800.556.2313
Nationwide Immigration Legal Services
An Immigrant myself, I do understand and identify with the needs of my clients and vow to zealously represent their rights and interests to legal immigration and migration under current laws…
Are you ready for “CIR” Comprehensive Immigration Reform Document Preparation List
Through The Saintiny Immigration Law Firm, our office manages a Nationwide Service which includes the following:
Removal of Conditions on Permanent Residence Based on Marriage
A conditional permanent resident receives a green card valid for 2 years. In order to remain a permanent resident, a conditional permanent resident must file a petition to remove the condition during the 90 days before the card expires. The conditional card cannot be renewed. The conditions must be removed or you will lose your permanent resident status. Read more…
In addition to representation on Immigration Visa and Green Card Petitions; the Immigration Practice includes:
Immigration Court Representation
• Deportation Defense
• Bond Hearings
• Various Motions
• Change of Venue
• Cancellation of Removal
Please visit our Immigration site for information regarding Services we provide or for an appointment to discuss possible resolutions for your specific case.
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