Arbitrator may appoint attorney for child

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01/10/2023, Legislation, Custody Disputes - Children

D.C. recently enated B24-0093, the Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act of 2022, which permits the arbitrator of a family law matter to "[a]ppoint an attorney, guardian ad litem, or other representative for a child at the expense of the parties." § 16-5613(12).

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