DC Volunteer Lawyers Project: Advocating for Children: Representing At-Risk Children as Guardians Ad Litem
- 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
- Family Law/Matrimonial
- Training (non-CLE)
This training will prepare attorneys to serve as court-appointed Guardians ad litem for children in high-conflict custody cases involving serious risk factors, such as parental drug abuse or domestic violence in the home. This training will cover the role of a Guardian ad litem; custody law and practice; domestic violence and child abuse/neglect; best practices for investigation, including interviewing children; ethical issues in representing child clients; and identifying social services.
DC Volunteer Lawyers Project