What Is the Role of a Guardian in a Child Custody Case?


In New York divorce, when the parties are both seeking custody of children, it is common for the judge to appoint a guardian for the children. I am frequently asked, what is the role of this guardian?

The guardian is an attorney who is appointed to represent the children. If there are multiple children, it is possible there can be more than one guardian.

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