Legal Advice for Guardian Ad Litem — 21 results
Written by attorney Matthew Langhals, 12 months ago.
A guardian ad litem, also known as a GAL, acts as the voice of the child when custody is at issue. Many magistrates and judges will follow the recommendation made by the GAL, so knowing... more
Written by attorney Ginger L. Murray, almost 2 years ago.
FAMILY LAW MATTERS
The Role of the Guardian ad Litem
What is a guardian ad litem?A guardian ad litem is an attorney appointed by the court to represent the best interest of its ward.In... more
Written by attorney Roberta Roberts, almost 3 years ago.
More and more it seems that courts are reluctant to make a decision regarding what is in a child's best interest without the assistance of a Guardian ad Litem ("GAL"). As such, attorneys... more
Written by attorney Regina Edwards, over 3 years ago.
Blacks Law Dictionary currently defines a guardian ad litem as a guardian, usually a lawyer, appointed by
the court to appear in a lawsuit on behalf of an incompetent... more
Written by attorney Yevgeny Berner, over 3 years ago.
What is the role of a Guardian ad Litem (GAL)? In an action involving custody of a child (e.g., divorce, separation, paternity/parentage, residential schedule action, third party custody,... more
Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.
Mandatory Appointment A guardian ad litem must be appointed by the court in emancipation proceedings, abortion by-pass cases, cases involving a child who is alleged to be abused or... more
Written by attorney Shadan Kapri, 2 months ago.
In some cases a GAL may be essential during a divorce case. Do You Need a GAL? In highly contested and emotional charged divorces, a guardian ad liteum may be appointed by the court. A... more
Written by attorney Ann Bennett, 8 months ago.
Here are some basic tips on working with GAL's who have been appointed by the court to investigate and make recommendations in your parenting dispute. Cooperate with the Investigation When... more
Written by attorney Kathryn Boortz, about 1 year ago.
Often in a divorce matter involving children, an attorney will need to seek the assistance of a Guardian Ad Litem. A Guardian Ad Litem is appointed by the Court to represent and advocate... more
Written by attorney Alyssa Knisely, almost 2 years ago.
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Custody on Sunday, December 30, 2012
A GAL may be appointed by the Court upon motion of a party or upon the Court's own motion in child custody... more