Your rights as the mother have not changed. as to who will be designated as the primary custodial parent, that is an issue left up tot he trial court. IF a GAL has bee appointed to make a recommendation, it would be foolish of you not to hire an attorney to represent your interests because the court will rely heavily on what the GAL recommends.
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