2012 Code of Alabama
Title 26 - INFANTS AND INCOMPETENTS.
Chapter 17 - ALABAMA UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Section 26-17-612 - Child as party; representation.


AL Code § 26-17-612 (2012) What's This?
Section 26-17-612Child as party; representation.

(a) A minor child is a permissible party, but is not a necessary party to a proceeding under this article.

(b) The court shall appoint a guardian ad litem to represent a minor or incapacitated child if the child is a party or the court finds that the interests of the child are not adequately represented.

(c) The court shall appoint a guardian ad litem to represent a defendant who is a minor and who is not otherwise represented by counsel.

(Act 2008-376, p. 666, §2.)

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