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What is a Guardian ad Litem?
A Guardian ad Litem is an attorney, psychologist or social worker who has been appointed by the Domestic Relations or Juvenile Court to represent a child in a legal proceeding and/ or to advise the Court as to what they … Continue reading
What is the Difference Between a Judge and a Magistrate
A Judge is an attorney who is elected by the people of a county. A Magistrate is an attorney who has been appointed by the court. Judges have the discretion to refer cases to their Magistrates in order to allow … Continue reading
What are Temporary Restraining Orders
A Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) is a court order that prohibits one or both of the parties from doing certain things during the pendency of a case. A TRO is usually issued at the beginning of a case and stays … Continue reading
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