Guardian ad Litem

Guardian ad Litem in Madison

When certain disagreements arise in a divorce case and cannot be resolved, often the divorce court decides to appoint an attorney called a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of the children. Serving as a guardian ad litem requires a thorough knowledge of the substantive law and specialized procedural requirements, but also calls for sensitivity to and an understanding of the developmental needs of children. Our legal team understands how stressful divorce can be on all parties involved, especially the children.

When parents divorce and they disagree about the following important decisions, the guardian ad litem may address:

  • Custody
  • Physical placement, including summer, holiday and vacation placement schedules
  • Conditions of physical placement

If you would like more information about what a guardian ad litem does and whether our firm can help, please call us. We are here to help you get through the difficult matter you are facing and deal with the issues at hand in an effective and stress-free manner.