I don't think there is any statistical tracking of judges agreeing with GALs. However, generally, if both parents agreed to a GAL, and if the judge believes in that GAL, judges may well tend give significant credibility to the GAL's recommendation.
I am unaware of any tracking of judges' rulings in this area. However, GALs are often deferred to by judges. Nonetheless, each case is fact specific. a good attorney can help identify the favorable facts in your case and use them to your advantage. Hire an attorney.
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