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ad litem

(æd ˈlaɪtɛm)
adj
(Law) (formerly, esp of a guardian) appointed for a lawsuit
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If allowed to use the powers authorized by statute, a guardian ad litem can prove a significant participant in serving a child's best interest throughout the legal process.
Yoon also serves as guardian ad litem for alleged status offenders in the firm's guardian ad litem project with the Fulton County Juvenile Court.
MULLIGAN in Brooksville, in partnership with Voices for Children of North Central Florida, worked to ensure all elementary school children being served by the guardian ad litem program in Hernando, Citrus, and Sumter counties were given new backpacks filled with school supplies.
The Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program has been honored with the national Angels in Adoption Award, in recognition of helping with 2,221 adoptions in the last fiscal year.
Guardian Ad Litem Program: lawyers will represent the interest of minor
Net's staff has grown to nearly 100 employees who regularly participate in the Alachua County Guardian ad Litem drive to provide toys for needy children at Christmas and in local United Way and March of Dimes charity events.
Caption: THE LEE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION recently hosted a charity golf tournament that raised $14,621 for Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida, the nonproft financial support arm of the guardian ad litem program.
org) raises funds to ensure that every abused and neglected child has a court-appointed Guardian Ad Litem volunteer and that financial assistance and other resources are available for their accompanying health, educational and social needs.
I was thrilled to recently learn that Florida's Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program has been named to receive the Davis Productivity Eagle Award for streamlining efficiencies to focus on commitment to children.
Voices serves as the fundraising arm of the Guardian Ad Litem Program of Miami-Dade County, the single entity that was heralded by the Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel report.
More than 1,000 children in Pinellas County do not have a volunteer guardian ad litem.