Are there legal options for an adolescent who says, ‘My GAL doesn’t speak for me’?
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Like an iceberg, there are a multitude of family dynamics below the surface that GALs and other professionals may never know about a family when making decisions. Therefore, the question remains: When is it appropriate for an adolescent to speak to the court directly? Clarity from the legislature and the courts is desperately needed. (from Conclusion)
Trotter, J.T. & Pollack, D. (2022, March 8). Are there legal options for an adolescent who says, ‘My GAL doesn’t speak for me’? New York Law Journal, https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2022/03/08/are-there-legal-options-for-an-adolescent-who-says-my-gal-doesnt-speak-for-me/?slreturn=20220208121638 .
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