What is a Guardian ad Litem and What Do They Do?

by | Sep 5, 2018

Latrice Knighton is a member of the Sterling Law Offices partner team and an award-winning divorce attorney, life coach, and speaker. She helps clients resolve their problems by using legal techniques and smart tactics learned through decades of experience as well as helping clients by offering the best practical advice.

A Guardian ad Litem is appointed by the courts to represent the child’s best interests after the parties try to reach a settlement regarding custody and placement, but the process fails or is beginning to break down.

There are 16 key factors that a Guardian ad Litem will use to help determine what is best for each child and family. To make this determination the Guardian ad Litem will conduct interviews with the child, as well as individuals that have knowledge about your child. 

If you are questioning what a Guardian ad Litem is or what they can do for your family, this episode is for you.

In this episode, you’ll get advice and tips from Attorney Latrice Knighton (sterlinglawyers.com) who helps divorcing clients find what’s best for their child!

What’s more, these same tips are crucial for anyone discussing custody and placement.  When it comes to custody and placement — what are you most worried about? What level of stability are you providing your child with your current placement plan? Could you serve your child's interests better?

Leave a comment below and let me know. Remember to share as much detail as you’d like in your reply.

How Can Clients Contact You?

Attorney Latrice Knighton
200 S Executive Dr Suite 101
Brookfield, WI 53005
tel:(262) 782-3090

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Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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References: Tips on How to Give Your Child a Rich Life


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