Closer Look at Guardian Ad Litem

A Closer Look at Guardian Ad Litem
Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:15 to 13:15
Vida Cruz, Illinois Disability Association

CVLS is proud to partner with the Illinois Disability Association (IDA), a non-for profit association, in offering a series of CLE seminars on guardianships, particularly as they pertain to persons with disabilities. This series is part of a new collaboration between CVLS and the IDA to expand and enhance pro bono services to low-income persons with disabilities and their guardians. All seminars will be presented by IDA staff and experts in the field.


Illinois Disability Association
PrivateBank building, 7th floor conference room
120 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60603


A Guardian Ad Litem is often referred to as the "eyes and ears of the court." A GAL is an extremely important player in guardianship proceedings. What comprises a good GAL report? What do probate judges expect from a GAL? What are some GAL pitfalls?


CLE Credit

  • This seminar is worth 1.00 hours of General MCLE credit.
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If you have any questions about the content of this seminar, you may contact Jessica Engle at

The Illinois Disability Association serves as Co-Trustee with The PrivateBank of the Illinois Disability Pooled Trust. This Pooled Trust has allowed more than 1,300 persons with disabilities throughout the State to maximize public and private resources during their lifetimes through self-funded and third-party-funded special needs trusts.