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Providing a Voice for Children: Guardian Ad Litem

Next Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
King and Spaulding
Suite 200

This training (sponsored by the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project) 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. Topics include: the role of a guardian ad litem; custody law and practice; domestic violence and child abuse/neglect; best practices for investigation, including interviewing children and parents; ethical issues in representing child clients; and identifying social services. Please RSVP!