Fairfield and Stamford Connecticut Attorney Protecting Children’s Rights
In the world of divorce and family law, the stakes are always highest when children are involved. And for all parties involved, there is no greater objective than protecting the best interests of the child.
I represent the interests of children in Connecticut child custody disputes, relocation concerns and other important family law matters. As a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and an attorney for minor children in Connecticut, I have been appointed by the courts to advocate for children in the legal system.
Serving the Legal Needs of Connecticut Children
A Guardian ad Litem is a person appointed by a family, juvenile or probate court to advocate for the best interests of children in legal proceedings, usually legal proceedings involving younger children. An attorney for minor children is appointed in similar cases to represent older children in legal proceedings, these children form a more typical attorney-client relationship. In many cases, courts will appoint a child’s parent to serve as Guardian ad Litem, but when that is not possible, a judge may appoint someone else, such as an attorney.
A Guardian ad Litem and attorney for minor children may be appointed to represent a child in matters involving:
To be eligible to serve as Guardian ad Litem or attorney for minor children, a person must be qualified to represent the interests of the child in court proceedings. Having fulfilled the obligations set forth by the court regarding training, experience and overall legal acumen, I am prepared to serve the best interests of children in these important legal proceedings.
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If you are facing a legal problem that requires the representation of children, I am here to answer your questions and help you explore your legal options.
I represent children and act as guardian ad litem for families throughout Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Trumbull, Stratford, Bridgeport, Westport, Weston, New Canaan, Wilton, Norwalk, Darien, Stamford and Greenwich.
Contact my offices in Fairfield or Stamford online or by calling me in my Stamford office at (203) 356-1475 or in my Fairfield office at (203) 259-5251 to speak with an experienced Connecticut child representation lawyer.