Guardian Ad Litem In Custody Litigation

If you are involved in a custody dispute during or after your Georgia divorce, you may be assigned a guardian ad litem — a court-appointed advocate for your child who is neutral toward the parents and whose emphasis is on "the best interests of the child."

Our experienced Georgia lawyers are available to serve divorcing parents in this capacity throughout Greater Atlanta and Fulton County.

Jim Bass has your best interests at heart during disputes over custody and visitation when serving as a guardian ad litem. You can trust his decades of experience, legal knowledge, proven skills and attentive personal service to protect your child's interests.

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Guardians ad litem are typically used by Georgia courts to assist in the determination of cases involving the custody of children. Guardians ad litem may also be designated for cases of child abuse and neglect.

The guardian ad litem relationship lasts only for the time spent in custody litigation. This person may be a lawyer, psychologist or similar professional with special training who assists the court by investigating the parents, and interviewing the children and people who know the family, including relatives and friends.

The courts generally take the guardian ad litem's findings very seriously. It may also happen that the guardian ad litem can initiate court proceedings on behalf of the child.

To speak with an experienced Georgia attorney for guardian ad litem in custody litigation, contact the Law Offices of James O. Bass, calling 770-628-1136.