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Divorced Moms: custody issues question

What is the title of the person who works for either the courts that represents a child when the parent(s) have issues?
My BIL is getting a divorce and is concerned about the welfare of his son while in his soon to be ex-wifes care. In other posts when issues like this arrive some moms on here have suggested getting a ___________ to do an investigation on behalf of the child to assess the situation and make sure their needs are being met. I cannot remember the title of that person. Can anyone here help please?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:22 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Relationships

Answers (4)
  • Guardian Ad Litem.
    CinderAmethyst

    Answer by CinderAmethyst at 8:25 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Thank you :) It has driving me crazy
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:28 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • You're welcome! :) Hope everything turns out okay for your BIL and his son.
    CinderAmethyst

    Answer by CinderAmethyst at 8:30 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Hard to get a Guardian Ad Litem until there is abuse and CPS has to get involved. If it is established that there is abuse then CPS will get the child a G.A.L.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 9:22 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

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