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What are the responsibilities, of a guardian ad litem toward

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What are the responsibilities, of a guardian ad litem toward the child after the hearing? Are they supposed to check o the child?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
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The GAL is not supposed to go check on the child, the GAL is there to be the person who advocates for the child in court. So, if there are issues, each parent is supposed to report them to the GAL and then in court the GAL speaks as to the child's needs or what is best for the child.