What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

A guardian ad litem, or GAL, may be appointed by the Court in a family case to represent the interests of the children.  Some say that the GAL functions as the “eyes and ears of the court” because the GAL conducts an investigation and makes a recommendation to the Court about what is in the children’s best interest.

Two Types […]

Guardianship of a Minor in New Hampshire: 3 Important Things to Know

Guardianship of a Minor in New Hampshire: 3 Important Things to Know

What is a guardianship?

Grandparents, relatives, or other caretakers can acquire the legal right to custody and the right to make certain decisions for a child through a legal guardianship of a minor.  In New Hampshire, this process takes place in the Family Court.  In Nashua, we have our own […]

By |September 6th, 2015|FAMILY LAW, Guardianships|