New York State Unified Court System
Part 36 - Fiduciary Online
INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT PURSUANT TO PART 36 OF THE RULES OF THE CHIEF JUDGE
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Part 36 of the Rules of the Chief Judge requires that the judicial appointments listed below be made from lists established by the Chief Administrator of the Courts. Lists of eligible appointees are made public on the NYS UCS website. In addition, the Chief Administrator makes public the names of all persons and entities appointed by each appointing judge and the compensation approved for each appointee.
ONLINE ACCOUNTS
To file an initial application, amend a current application, or to re-register as required every two years, you must have an online account. New York State Attorneys may access the Part 36 Fiduciary Online system using their Attorney Online Services account. If you are an attorney who does not yet have an Attorney Online Service account or not an attorney, you will be instructed on how to create the appropriate online account on the next page.
RULES
Before proceeding to the Part 36 Fiduciary Online system, all applicants MUST read the Part 36 Rules (22 NYCRR 36) and the Explanatory Note. You will be asked to affirm that you have read both at the end of your application.
CATEGORIES OF APPOINTMENT
Proof of certified training, and/or a resume, will be required as part of any new application, amendment of a current application, or a re-registration application as required every two years. Detailed information on certified training can be found in the FAQ.
Certified training is required to apply for the following categories:
  • Attorney for Alleged Incapacitated Person (MHL Article 81 training)
  • Court Evaluator (MHL Article 81 training)
  • Guardian (MHL Article 81 training)
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Receiver
  • Supplemental Needs Trustee
  • Attorney for the Child (privately paid), formerly Law Guardian (privately paid) (see FAQ for special instructions)
  • Court Examiner (see FAQ for special instructions)
A resume must be attached to apply for the following categories:
  • Counsel to Receiver
  • Counsel to Guardian
  • Accountant
  • Auctioneer
  • Appraiser
  • Property Manager
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Referee (except special master or referee otherwise performing judicial functions in a quasi-judicial capacity)
BACKGROUND QUESTIONNAIRE
Personal Background questions and an Affirmation will be required in the application. If you answer YES to any of the background questions, you must attach an explanation in detail, giving all relevant dates. To read through the Personal Background questions, or the Affirmation, refer to the FAQ.
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