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Idaho Juvenile Rule 36. Guardian Ad Litem (C.P.A.)

(a) As soon as practicable after the filing of the petition, the court shall appoint a guardian ad litem for the child as provided in I.C. § 16-1614.  


(b) Upon the resignation or removal of a guardian ad litem, the court shall appoint a successor guardian ad litem for the child or children in accordance with I.C. § 16-1614.


(c) Subject to the direction of the court, the guardian ad litem shall maintain all information regarding the case confidential and shall not disclose the same except to the court or to other parties to the case or to the Department of Health and Welfare, whether or not a party.  This duty of confidentiality is not extinguished by the resignation of the guardian ad litem; the removal of the guardian ad litem, or the dismissal of the case.


(Revised Rule 36 - adopted August 21, 2006; amended April 27, 2012, effective July 1, 2012.)


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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey



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