Maine Revised Statutes

§1552. Children's guardians

1. Guardian ad litem roster.   The division shall assist the Chief Judge of the District Court in the establishment and maintenance of a roster of guardians ad litem pursuant to section 1553.
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2. Administration of guardians ad litem under Title 19-A.   For guardians ad litem appointed under Title 19-A, the division shall assist the Chief Judge of the District Court in:
A. Establishing standardized billing, itemization requirements and time reporting processes for all guardians ad litem; [2013, c. 406, §1 (NEW).]
B. Establishing guidelines for preparation of required reports; and [2013, c. 406, §1 (NEW).]
C. Collecting, maintaining and reporting data about orders of appointment, submission of required reports, caseloads and other information as directed by the Chief Judge of the District Court. [2013, c. 406, §1 (NEW).]
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3. Staff.   The State Court Administrator shall provide necessary professional and clerical or other staff and logistical support to the division within the limit of funds available.
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4. Public information.   The division shall provide public information about the role of guardians ad litem, how to provide comments about a guardian ad litem and the complaint process established pursuant to section 1557.
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5. Effective date.   This section takes effect January 1, 2015.
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2013, c. 406, §1 (NEW).