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Category Archives: Guardian Ad Litem

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Why Would a Guardian Ad Litem Be Appointed in a Florida Divorce?

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If you’ve never heard the term before, a guardian ad litem is someone appointed by the courts in Florida who will act as your child’s protector and serve as their voice for any court hearings and/or when dealing with social services. The main reason a guardian ad litem, or GAL, may be appointed in… Read More »

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Becoming a Guardian ad Litem in Florida

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When a child doesn’t have a parent looking out for their best interests and make important decisions, the court may need to appoint a guardian ad litem. This person is often a volunteer and serves as the child’s voice when dealing with social service agencies and in in-court appearances. A guardian ad litem might… Read More »

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What are the Most Common Types of Elder Abuse?

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Experts estimate that while elder abuse only affects a small percentage of the population each year, less than one in 14 cases actually gets reported to law enforcement officials. Elder abuse is generally considered as abuse to someone over the age of 65. Elders may be more susceptible to abuse as they have often… Read More »

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Differences Between Guardianships and Conservatorships in Florida

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Some people use guardianships and conservatorships interchangeably, but they are different. When a person is incapacitated due to mental illness, disability, or injury, family members can petition the court for guardianship and/or conservatorship. When the judge appoints someone, they are granted certain rights on behalf of the ward, the legal term used to designate… Read More »

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The Appointment Of A Guardian Ad Litem In A Florida Divorce

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Divorces can sometimes be a battle between the spouses, who may have different views on what is in the best interest of their children in terms of the parenting plan the court has to order as part of the divorce. In particularly contentious divorces with children involved, or in divorces where there have been… Read More »

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What Is a Guardian Ad Litem, and Do We Need One?

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No aspect of divorce is ever easy, but the most difficult aspect – as our family law attorneys know all too well – is determining custody arrangements. While each parent only wants what is best for their child, ill feelings towards one another make it difficult to proceed with a level head. It can… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions: Guardians

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Guardians can be useful tools for protecting children, providing for their needs, and protecting assets that may be in the children’s names. But what exactly are guardians, and how do guardianships work? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding guardianships, along with their answers: What Is a Guardian? A guardian is… Read More »

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