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Guardian ad LitemProgram.

§ 7B‑1200.  Office ofGuardian ad Litem Services established.

There is established withinthe Administrative Office of the Courts an Office of Guardian ad Litem Servicesto provide services in accordance with G.S. 7B‑601 to abused, neglected,or dependent juveniles involved in judicial proceedings and to assure that allparticipants in these proceedings are adequately trained to carry out theirresponsibilities. Each local program shall consist of volunteer guardians adlitem, at least one program attorney, a program coordinator who is a paid Stateemployee, and any clerical staff as the Administrative Office of the Courts inconsultation with the local program deems necessary. The Administrative Officeof the Courts shall adopt rules and regulations necessary and appropriate forthe administration of the program. (1983, c. 761, s. 160; 1987(Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 1037, s. 32; c. 1090, s. 7; 1998‑202, s. 6.)