Another reform proposed for Minnesota’s troubled Guardian ad Litem program…
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Minnesota: Proposed bill would protect the physical address of participants enrolled in the Safe at Home program from being released or disclosed by Guardian ad Litems in family court or CPS proceedings.
The bill, introduced in the Senate as SF3198 and in the House as HF3551, would change the laws regarding “Safe at Home” program to require that Guardian ad Litems (GAL) must accept the program address as the address of the participant, and must not disclose their home address, work address or school address unless given consent to do so.
Follow the bill online at: HF 3551 Status in the House for the 90th Legislature (2017 – 2018)
Note: GALs are required to visit with parents and children as part of their job, which often includes an in home visit. In some cases, family visits could be occur in a public location or other place…
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