Representing Children in Family Law Cases:
A Series on GALs in Wisconsin

By Attorney Gregg Herman
July 16, 2007

Although the role of a guardian ad litem, or GAL, is settled in Wisconsin, the issue is highly contentious elsewhere. The dispute illustrates that, while the GAL role in Wisconsin is not perfect, it is better than most other alternatives.

Originally published in the Wisconsin Law Journal, this series of articles examines the role of the lawyers for children in family law cases.

Attorney Gregg Herman is a founding partner of Loeb & Herman, LLC in Milwaukee, WI. He practices family law exclusively, and can be reached via e-mail or by calling (414) 272-5632.