Families are coming forward saying they don’t trust the state’s Guardian ad Litem Program. Soon, a survey will be out for those in the system to share concerns and ideas to make it better.
The State Guardian ad Litem Board defines the role as, “an objective adult to provide independent information about the best interests of the child.”
That person is a volunteer or state employee who acts as a neutral party to the case. They have no agenda other than identifying what the best interest of the child may be. It’s a big responsibility because what they recommend to the court about the child’s future will more than likely be followed by judge. [Read Full Article/Watch Live Video]