In this moderated panel discussion, a small group of professionals from the worlds of family law and mental health services (including court-ordered therapies) will discuss the process of becoming a Child Representative/Guardian Ad Litem.
CVLS was appointed to represent a six-year-old girl whose parents were locked in a contentious custody case. The mother had wrongfully relocated with the child without notice to or consent from the father. The Court requested that CVLS investigate and provide additional information, so David took the case as the child’s GAL and advocated for her best interests.
Often in contested child custody cases in divorce or parentage court, the court or parties will seek the appointment of a child representative to assist in the custody determination. Learn the court process when a child representative is appointed and the role and duties of the child rep from our distinguished panel of presenters.