Child Advocacy

An attorney is appointed to protect minors' rights in cases involving divorce, child custody, neglect or abuse, and juvenile court proceedings. A child advocacy attorney provides the court with objective information and recommendations about the child's best interests.

When will a court appoint a child advocate attorney?

• Neglect or abuse of the minor
• Contested child custody proceedings
• Adoptions
• Termination of parental rights
• Visitation
• Juvenile court proceedings

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