4th ed. 2012
Be ready to serve as a guardian ad litem with this guide
Whether you're looking for guidance on just the basics of being a guardian ad litem, or you need detailed help with the most complex issues, you'll find it in The Guardian ad Litem Handbook.
This comprehensive guide:
- Explains the challenges of being a GAL for children, elderly persons, and persons with disabilities
- Examines the variety of roles a GAL may be required to perform
- Explores the different situations a GAL may be called upon to deal with
- Includes detailed directions for the GAL in various types of proceedings
Speak with authority
You'll find invaluable contributions of both attorney and non-attorney authors, who share their extensive expertise. You'll discover essential and practical information not just for handling the legal issues that may arise from being a GAL, but also for understanding the human side of a case. You'll also be able to follow insightful discussions about the typical characteristics of children, elderly persons, and disabled adults, as well as helpful techniques for GALs to use in interviewing clients.
- The Guardian ad Litem: An Overview
- Children: The Human Side
- Family Court: Chapter 767
- Juvenile Court: Chapter 48
- Adults with Mental Disabilities: The Human Side
- Guardianship: Chapter 54
- Protective Services and Protective Placement: Chapter 55
- State Mental Health Act: Chapter 51
- Probate Court
- Personal Injury
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Be better prepared to represent your clients' best interests
You'll find exactly the information you need when you turn to The Guardian ad Litem Handbook, Wisconsin's most comprehensive guide to being a guardian ad litem.