Title 18-A Probate Court Guardians ad Litem (GALs)

The Maine Probate Courts are independent and not part of the Maine Judicial Branch. If you are involved in a Title 18-A probate court matter a GAL may be appointed in certain circumstances. Probate court GALs must be rostered, and must follow the standard of the best interest of the child set down in 19-A M.R.S.§1653 (3).