Appointment of guardian ad litem and duties in a foreclosure case.

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami, FL

A pro se defendant is incapable of representing himself in a foreclosure action and does not have finances to engage a lawyer. Legal aid will not take his case . He would like to appoint his cousin as guardian ad litem to speak for him in court. Can the guardian ad litem represent or sign any court motions or documents and not be charged with practicing law without a license.

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  1. Rex Edward Russo


    Contributor Level 13


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    Answered . No!

    The law is complicated and although the facts expressed may seem to be all that is relevant, there may be many... more

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