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Bullseye tasked with raising awareness of Voices for Children, a Broward County nonprofit committed to raising funds and increasing awareness for the Guardian Ad Litem Program and the work it does for abandoned, abused and neglected children in Broward County
Maki was also fighting her husband to keep physical custody of her daughter and the court had appointed a guardian ad litem -- a guardian appointed by the court to represent the interests of children.
Landlord sued to evict tenant, whose family claimed that tenant needed a guardian ad litem (GAL) during the court proceeding.
He was a Guardian ad Litem with the Los Angeles County court system from 1986 to 1991.
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.
Mayor Jeri Muoio today announced that The Florida Guardian ad Litem Program recognized its Palm Beach County volunteers and honored Jim Sackett, WPTV anchor with a special award.
In its ruling yesterday the Appeals Panel unanimously found that Judge Czygier had acted properly in denying BNY Mellon's motion to remove the court-appointed guardian ad litem.
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.