Guardian ad Litem 2019-05-31T17:22:44+00:00

Guardian ad Litem

Indianapolis Guardian ad Litem Attorney

There are times in the divorce process when the judge may appoint a Guardian ad Litem to act in the best interests of the children. In these cases, it’s the Guardian ad Litem’s job to explore all the facts and report back to the court. Megan Wells is a skilled family attorney who has the compassion and expertise needed to speak on behalf of your child.

When is a Guardian ad Litem appointed in Indiana?

Megan Wells Family Law provides Guardian ad Litem services to children in Indianapolis. Megan acts as a privately appointed or court-appointed Guardian ad Litem for minors in the context of:

What does an Attorney ad Litem do?

Throughout a divorce, there may be conflict among the parents regarding significant concerns of the children. When a decision cannot be made, a Guardian ad Litem may be appointed. He/she is then responsible for speaking to the parents, children, and any other important witnesses that may have relevant information. It may also be necessary to seek help from experts for any evaluations that may be needed.

An Advocate For Children

Trusting someone to make decisions regarding the wellbeing of your children can be unsettling. Family Attorney Megan Wells understands this and believes that communication is key. She will always keep you in the know with the details of your case. As a parent, you can rest assured that Megan will place the primary focus on the best interests of your children. When they need a voice, she will speak on their behalf.

Dealing with divorce isn’t an easy process for anyone involved. Unfortunately, in many cases, children are caught in the middle. Rely on us to act on behalf of your children. Contact us today!

Common Questions

How do you get a Guardian ad Litem?

If you would like to appoint your own GAL, you must file a motion with the court. Megan Wells is a family lawyer who can act as Guardian ad Litem for your child. Give us a call at 317-580-9348 to find out how we can help!

How long does a Guardian ad Litem investigation take?

Cases requiring a Guardian ad Litem generally can be expected to prolong your case by 90-120 days. But the case will last as long as it takes to finish an investigation.

What does a Guardian ad Litem do for adults?

When it comes to adults, GALs legally represent mentally incapacitated adults with any issues ranging from property assets to finances.

How can we help you?