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Adopted | revisions to Paragraph 13-1 and 13-9 concerning assessment of Guardian Ad Litem’s fees and costs. Approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia on October 31, 2018. Effective January 1, 2019.

At its June 14, 2018, meeting, the council unanimously approved amendments to Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13-1 and Paragraph 13-9. These amendments allow the Disciplinary Board to assess fees and costs of a Guardian Ad Litem to be paid by the Respondent when the Guardian Ad Litem was appointed by the Disciplinary Board.

View the Supreme Court order (pdf)

Updated: October 31, 2018