Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Task Force on the Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) System: Final Report and Proposed Rules

Group: Minnesota Judicial Branch

URL: http://www.mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/assets/documents/reports/GAL_REPORT_(1996).pdf

Description

This Report is divided into seven Parts, including the Introduction (Part I) and this Executive Summary (Part II). Part III summarizes the milestones leading to formation of the Advisory Task Force on the Guardian Ad Litem System. Included is a summary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, the first Federal legislation specifically designed to address the issues of child abuse and neglect and to require the appointment of guardians ad litem in cases involving child abuse and neglect; a brief history of Minnesota's guardian ad litem system; a summary of the 1995 Report of the Legislative Auditor evaluating and making recommendations for improvement of Minnesota's guardian ad litem system; a summary of the Legislature's response to the Report of the Legislative Auditor, including a request that the State Court Administrator address the issues raised by the Legislative Auditor; and a summary of the Supreme Court Order establishing the Task Force, including the issues to be addressed by the Task Force.

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courts, community courts, children, families, family court

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
1996

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