Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard C. Welden for appellant.
Daniel G. Donovan and Gerald Nolan for respondents.
Chief Judge BREITEL and Judges JASEN, FUCHSBERG and COOKE concur with Judge JONES; Judge GABRIELLI dissents and votes to affirm in a separate opinion in which Judge WACHTLER concurs.
Court of Appeals of the State of New York.
We hold that the attorneys who represented this alleged incompetent in the proceedings which resulted in the adjudication of her incompetency had authority to prosecute the appeal from such adjudication and therein to seek review of the denial of the motion for change of venue.
This proceeding was initiated by two nieces of Olga Aho to have their 85-year-old aunt declared incompetent and a committee...
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