Matter of Regina L.F. (Lisa R.)

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Matter of Regina L.F. (Lisa R.) 2015 NY Slip Op 07360 Decided on October 9, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on October 9, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SMITH, J.P., CARNI, LINDLEY, VALENTINO, AND DEJOSEPH, JJ.
958 CA 14-02263

[*1]APPOINTMENT OF A GUARDIAN FOR REGINA L.F., AN INCAPACITATED PERSON.

and

LISA R., STEPHEN D.R., AND JOHN R.F., PETITIONERS-RESPONDENTS, REGINA L.F., BY AND THROUGH HER GUARDIAN CATHOLIC FAMILY CENTER, RESPONDENT-APPELLANT. (APPEAL NO. 2.)



DUTCHER & ZATKOWSKY, ROCHESTER (MILES P. ZATKOWSKY OF COUNSEL), FOR RESPONDENT-APPELLANT.



Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Monroe County (William P. Polito, J.), entered November 7, 2014 in a proceeding pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law article 81. The order removed Catholic Family Center as the guardian for the personal needs of Regina L.F., and reinstated the health care proxy of Regina L.F., dated April 13, 2000.

It is hereby ORDERED that the order so appealed from is unanimously reversed on the law without costs, and Catholic Family Center is reinstated as the personal needs guardian of the incapacitated person.

Same memorandum as in Matter of Regina L.F. ([appeal No. 1] ___ AD3d ___ [Oct. 9, 2015]).

Entered: October 9, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court