I am taking my ex wife back to court to try and obtain more custody of our children. We received our paper work in the mail and it states that we both need to pay 750.00 for a guardian ad litem. Her lawyer is now sending me paper work because she is filing an objection in regards to a guardian ad litem. I am not sure what this means.
Is the attorney objecting to the specific attorney who was appointed by the court to serve as the guardian ad litem, or objecting generally to the appointment of the guardian ad litem, advocating that a GAL is not necessary, given the issues in the case? Under Wisconsin law, if there is s contested issue of either custody or placement of minor children or the court has other special concern for the children, the appointment of a guardian ad litem is necessary. The other objection could be over each of you paying half the initial deposit for the guardian ad litem, presumably based on the argument that your case may be weak and you should have to advance the entire deposit if you want to pursue your case. Without seeing the written objection itself, it is difficult to answer your question with any more specificity.
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