Guardian ad litem appointments decline

...court seems to be less reliant on guardians. She believes increased public awareness and the outrage that resulted over the guardian system has caused appointments to go down."Personally, I think that judges are afraid to use guardians anymore...

Mary J. Blige kicks off 12-date 'MJB Live!' tour Friday at James Brown Arena

...Disclosure, Naughty Boy and Sam Smith. According to The Guardian, Disclosure were the starting point for Blige's fascination...single F for You on the Vevo video site.Blige told The Guardian, "Our idea was to become part of London, to really...

Grzybowski is top choice

...opportunity to elect a man of honor and integrity, a proven patriot who personifies the sacrificial citizen service that is the guardian of American liberty. Greg Grzybowski will be a tremendous asset to the Columbia County Commission.

Gold Cross settles lawsuit with Alabama hospital

...company said should contribute to a $9 million payment to the guardians of a paralyzed toddler.The case had been set for trial...burden of the settlement that the company reached with the guardians of Zia' Kiera Threatts.The 2-year-old from Colum...

After decades, Guardian Angels resume Central Park rounds

...Still, the renewed patrols by the Guardian Angels - known for both crime-fighting...suggests police need no help from the Guardian Angels. "The NYPD is the best-qualified...an argument he underscored as the Guardian Angels passed an unilluminated...

Judges retain 'absolute discretion' on guardian ad litem appointments

...500 to $1,000 in one bill through charging fees that include $1 for every text message, e-mail and minute the guardians spent on the phone.Altogether, the bills, some of which included no supporting documentation, showed $6,640...

Parents hold rally in Atlanta to ask Georgia Judicial Council to investigate family court practices

...judges presiding over divorces provide lax supervision of the guardians they assign to represent the interests of children...of the abuses and look the other way."I feel like the guardian ad litem system that was in place, somebody really...

Columbia County mother faces jail time if past guardian ad litem fees left unpaid

...to Angel Kendrick for the fees the guardian says she accrued during a 15-month...on Aug. 7, nine months after the guardian was appointed.Since then, Kendrick...Lingefelt was being noncompliant.The guardian agreed to "write off" $195 in...

Ad litem changes dubious

...local TV station did recently on the guardian ad litem program. It was called...precisely what the plans are to help the guardians.There are many questions that...oath to be ethical and moral ? the guardians should have been there also to...

Augusta guardian ad litem program overhauled

...rules sort of varied from judge to judge, so we put in writing a uniform set of guidelines to make sure everybody ? the guardians, the attorneys, the litigants and the judges ? are on the same page."Allgood, who headed the eight-member executive...