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What does GAL stand for?

GAL stands for Guardian ad Litem

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Where the child's expressed preference would injure the child--as opposed to merely being contrary to the lawyer's opinion of what would be in the child's interests--the lawyer may request appointment of a guardian ad litem and continue to represent the child's expressed preference, unless the child's position is prohibited by law or without any factual foundation.
Statewide, the Guardian ad Litem Program depends on 8,624 certified volunteers and an additional 962 non-certified volunteers who do not carry cases to help fulfill its mission to represent the best interests of children in the dependency court system.