Guardian ad litem (GAL) literally means "guardian for the suit." A guardian ad litem in Virginia is an attorney appointed by a judge to assist the court in determining the circumstances of a matter before the court.
For complete information about GALs in Virginia, please see the Virginia Supreme Court's website.
For questions about GALs in Virginia, please contact the Office of the Executive Secretary at 804-786-9543.
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