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Protecting Children’s Best Interests By Serving As guardian ad litem

Children’s issues can be one of the most divisive matters in a family law case. If your case involves a serious child custody dispute, or allegations of abuse or neglect, it is possible that the court may appoint a guardian ad litem to represent your child to protect their best interests.

Guardian Investigations And Recommendations

There may be many reasons why the court appoints a guardian ad litem, but the most common include:

  • Toxic relationship between parents
  • Suspected abuse or neglect
  • Mental illness of the parents or child

To act in the child’s best interests, the guardian ad litem will usually investigate your family history and current situation. They often interview family members, teachers, doctors and the children themselves. While the process may be aggressive, stressful and invasive for your family, it is an effective way to allow the court to hear from an unbiased representative of the children.

After they complete their investigation, the guardian ad litem will provide a recommendation to the parents and the court that will hopefully offer a solution to the dispute. The court takes this recommendation very seriously, so it is in your benefit to consult an experienced lawyers as soon as possible if you are facing this situation.

Experienced, Reputable Attorneys By Your Side

At Pacheco Perez P.A., we are a team of family law attorneys with many years of experience guiding parents in Miami and South Florida through child custody and other family law matters involving children.

If a guardian ad litem is appointed in your case, we will advocate for you and protect your interests during every step of the process. You do not have to go through this alone. Seeking the advocacy of an experienced family law attorney can make a big difference in the impact of your case and the outcome.

The attorneys at Pacheco Perez P.A., also serve as guardian ad litems in family law cases. In particularly, they have served in cases that have complex issues including allegations of abuse and other serious matters.

We invite you to learn more about us, our background and how we can help you.

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