The Court may appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) or Parenting Investigator (PI) to represent the best interest of a child in a domestic relations (Family Court) case. Under the direction of the court, the GAL/PI performs an investigation and prepares a written report.
Use the resources listed below to gain a better understanding of the role of guardian ad litems in family law matters:
GAL 26.09 Registry - Find a listing of the approved Pierce County Guardians ad Litem, with links to their resumes.
Parties Contact Information for GAL - Contact Information Sheet to complete when GAL is authorized. Information will be forwarded by the Court to the appointed GAL to help the process continue in a timely manner.