One of the reasons you hire a local attorney is that they know the GALs that work for the county. When these GALs are assigned you have a shot period of time to ask for a substitution. They will knos who to substitute on. It is part of what they do.
To your question YES, I have seen this happen before, it can be a bad thing, but usually does not happen when you are represented. On the other hand you may be coming off badly if you are not represented. It is very hard to depersonalize the issue when you are that close.
I agree with Attorney Missimer but it could also be that she doesn't need addition information from you. You told her all your concerns, she is investigating you. No one said anything bad about you so she doesn't need any follow up with you but still needs stuff from mom to determine whether your concerns warrant a substantial change in circumstances and a placement change. Has the GAL talked to your kids?
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