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What is an attorney for the child?

An attorney for the child is an attorney appointed by the court to look out for the best interest of the child. Family Court Act section 249 authorizes the Family Court to appoint a law guardian. The Supreme Court is also authorized to appoint a law guardian pursuant to 22 NYCRR section 202.16(f).

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