§ 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

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.