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Written by attorney Thomas Patrick Gill Jr.

Will the Court appoint an attorney to represent my children in the divorce? Who pays for it?

Generally in Florida, a court will not appoint an attorney to represent your children in the divorce. However in a divorce, a court may appoint a guardian ad litem that may be an attorney in order to advocate on behalf of the children and not advocate on behalf of the parents. If a guardian ad litem is appointed, the court will determine which party will pay and perhaps both parties pay. The court can determine how much each party will pay.

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