N.Y.S. F.C.A. Article 2. Part 4. Section 243: Regulation of Fees of Attorneys for Children

New York State Family Court Act
Article 2. Administration, Medical Examinations, Attorneys for Children, Auxiliary Services
Part 4. Attorneys for Children
Section § 243: Designation

(a) The office of court administration may enter into an agreement with a legal aid society for the society to provide attorneys to represent children in the family court or appeals in proceedings originating in the family court in a county having a legal aid society.

(b) The appellate division of the supreme court for the judicial department in which a county is located may, upon determining that a county panel designated pursuant to subdivision (c) of this section is not sufficient to afford appropriate services of attorneys for children, enter into an agreement, subject to regulations as may be promulgated by the administrative board of the courts, with any qualified attorney or attorneys to serve as attorneys for children for the family court or appeals in proceedings originating in the family court in that county.

(c) The appellate division of the supreme court for the judicial department in which a county is located may designate a panel of attorneys for children for the family court and appeals in proceedings originating in the family court in that county, subject to the approval of the administrative board of the courts.  For this purpose, such appellate division may invite a bar association to recommend qualified persons for consideration by the appellate division in making its designation, subject to standards as may be promulgated by such administrative board.