§ 5-1551 Power of parent to designate a person in parental relation
§ 5-1552 Form of designation
§ 5-1553 Scope of designation
§ 5-1554 Revocation of designation
§ 5-1555 Effect of designation

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Obligations > Article 5 > Title 15-A - Designation of Person In Parental Relation

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
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