Sean O., 2016 NYLJ LEXIS 3647

On September 30, 2016, Suffolk County Surrogate John M. Czygier, Jr. denied a petition for 17-A guardianship over Sean O., a twenty-seven-year old man with developmental disability. Surrogate Czygier, Jr. found that notwithstanding his “cognitive limitations,” Sean “is also functioning on his own in society as a capable adult who engages in support[ed] decision making…

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