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Guardian ad litem

Newport Lawyers Serve as Guardians ad litem to Represent Children in Litigation

Courts appoint Kentucky attorneys to advocate for minors and others

Children are not capable of hiring someone to represent their legal interests when family disputes such as divorce affect their well-being. In these situations, courts will designate a guardian ad litem to ensure that their rights are protected. The attorneys at Bonenfant & Mayhew, PLLC have the experience, knowledge and compassion to deliver comprehensive representation to minors and other individuals who cannot advocate for themselves.

Law firm providing a full range of services for the youths we assist

Bonenfant & Mayhew, PLLC attorneys perform a variety of necessary functions in their role as guardians ad litem including:

  • Representation in court. Upon their appointment by the court, our attorneys advocate for children in hearings and trials. When necessary, we examine witnesses and argue motions in the same manner as other parties to the litigation.
  • Evaluation of pertinent information. As guardians ad litem, we take our role seriously and review every relevant document in order to understand what is best for the child. We also petition the court to get access to certain materials when appropriate.
  • Contact with key individuals. We can obtain professional medical advice when it is required. If others have knowledge that will help the court’s evaluation of the child’s welfare, we can also

We perform each task with the appropriate proficiency and sensitivity so that those we represent can move forward with the least possible disruption.

Delivering clear advice to benefit the children we represent

After a thorough investigation Bonenfant & Mayhew, PLLC attorneys can prepare and deliver a detailed report specifying what is in the child’s best interest. We take a comprehensive approach to our recommendations to help all parties understand the child’s physical, financial, educational and emotional needs.

Contact a Newport lawyer to protect the legal rights and welfare of a minor

Bonenfant & Mayhew, PLLC attorneys serve as guardians ad litem in Kentucky. Call us at 859-999-0436 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Newport office.

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  • Newport Office
    510 Washington Avenue
    Newport, Kentucky 41071
    Phone: 859-292-8858
    Fax: 859-491-5331