Worcester Guardian Ad Litem
Advocates for Children in Family Law Matters
Divorce and other family legal matters can affect a child’s security and well-being. But unlike adults, children aren’t able to secure legal help to represent their best interests.
Guardians ad litem are appointed by the court to advocate for children in family disputes such as divorce. If custody or child support is bitterly contested, a guardian ad litem can step in as an unbiased party and present findings supporting what is best for the child.
Ayvazian Law is proud to provide Worcester guardian ad litem services. We strive to provide clarity in court proceedings and to create safe situations for children even in the most difficult of circumstances.
Reach us at (508) 315-6244 to learn more about our guardian ad litem services can help you.
What a Guardian Ad Litem Does
Ad litem is a Latin term meaning “for the suit.” For the duration of the legal proceedings, a guardian ad litem’s job is to protect the rights of those under their care.
A guardian ad litemmay take these steps to advocate for their charge:
- Carefully review documents and evidence related to the child’s case.
- Seek input from experts to help the court evaluate the situation. This may include medical or educational professionals.
- Petition the court for access to materials which may shed more light on the situation.
- Represent the child during hearings and trials, which may include presenting evidence, examining witnesses, and other functions.
What Ayvazian Law Can Do
In acting as guardian ad litem, our legal team will submit a detailed report describing the child’s physical and emotional needs. In the report, we make recommendations for the educational and financial arrangements that will most benefit the child. When possible, we try to prevent unnecessary disruption to the child’s life.
We have participated in countless cases where a guardian ad litem had a significant positive impact on a child’s situation. We know that what we do can change the course of a child’s life, and we take that responsibility very seriously. We treat each child and family we serve with the sensitivity and care their situation deserves.
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