A Guardian ad Litem (“GAL”) may be appointed to represent the best interests of the child in child custody or divorce proceedings. The lawyers at our law firm have not only handled many cases involving Guardian ad Litem’s, but have also had the honor of being appointed by judges of the Superior Court of New Jersey to acts as GAL’s in other child custody cases. The primary goal of the GAL is to perform investigations neutrally and make recommendations to the judge regarding what outcome would best serve the child. Either parent may request a GAL, or the court may decide to appoint one. As an experienced child custody attorney, I found this case to provide a nice explanation. [Read more…] about What Does A Guardian ad Litem Do In A New Jersey Child Custody Case?