Author Archives: AmberPaw

The Trial Courts Request Notice And Comment On GAL Standards

( – promoted by Peter Porcupine) A Guardian Ad Litem may be appointed in custody and child welfare cases in several situations.  They investigate, and report back to the judges, and often have a major impact on how a divorce is decided, or a child’s life. In situations involving young children in child welfare cases, the GALs also make what…

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SJC requests Notice and Comment

URGENT:  YOUR input is needed now! The Supreme Judicial Court has published a “Notice and Comment” TOPIC:  Standards for Representation of children and others “under a disability” LINK TO NOTICE:  http://www.mass.gov/… Three downloadable .pdf documents are located at the above link: 1. TITLE of Document #1:   “The Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Advisory Committee on the rules of Professional conduct…

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