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attorney ad litem


Legal Definition of attorney ad litem

  1. :  an attorney appointed by a court to act as an advocate for a minor, a proposed ward, or unknown heirs in a particular legal action (such as a divorce)

Additional Notes on attorney ad litem

An attorney ad litem represents a child's best interests and wishes.

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