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a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit

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10) Guidelines for Guardian Ad Litem Volunteers, Sixth Judicial Circuit, #8.
The award states that the Guardian ad Litem Office is recognized for their outstanding leadership, compassion and commitment to the families in the state of Florida.
Lind concentrates her practice in probate litigation matters, including will contests, fiduciary litigation, guardian ad litem investigations, and domestic relations litigation.
Rubin previously served the chapter as treasurer, and also serves as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem.
It's great because it's putting into law what our values are for children who happen to be in foster care," said Alan Abramowitz, executive director of the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program.
7, 1995--Linda McLandrich, as mother and guardian ad litem for her children, Cheryl Marie, age 15, and Paul Michael, age 9, filed a complaint Monday for wrongful death and personal injuries in the U.
He noted that while the Guardian ad Litem Program represents children in dependency and foster care cases, these children need services beyond those provided by GAL.
During his trial, Nash was appointed OBriens guardian ad litem, a person appointed by the court to advocate for the best interests of a child in the justice system.
Cooper is also certified as a Guardian Ad Litem, Childs Representative, a certified Mediator, and a Collaborative Law Fellow.
2010-2011); in the Office of the Guardian Ad Litem (2005-2010); and as a State Public Defender in Colorado Springs (2003-2005).
com)-- Cindy Barton is a Guardian Ad Litem in the State of Utah's Eighth District Court, appointed to represent children as they come into contact with the Juvenile Court system.
Over 10,000 Floridians volunteer for the Guardian ad Litem Program, an organization whose mission is to advocate in court for the best interests of abused, abandoned, or neglected children.
Kate York, guardian ad litem staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, said Florida's adoption statute allows for private interventions and adoptions in dependency cases.
In rare cases, the court may appoint a guardian ad litem (also known as court-appointed special advocate [CASA]) to represent the child.