Court Adopts Local Rule of Practice 40, Attorney for Child. The rule governs the appointment of an attorney for a minor child in cases involving the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities. The rule establishes who may be appointed, factors to be considered in making an appointment, responsibilities, compensation, and other matters related to the role. The rule also includes additional requirements related to eligibility to serve.
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