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  • Current Private Attorneys Guardian ad Litem (PGAL) Roster - PDF

Private Attorney Guardian ad Litem Online Application and Training Program

This application and training program is for Utah attorneys who are applying to become eligible as Private Attorney Guardians ad Litem (PGAL) to represent children in district court cases pursuant to UCA Sec. 78A-2-705 and to receive case-assignments from the Utah Office of Guardian ad Litem (the "Office"). Because children are involved, it is necessary for the Office to screen applicants who demonstrate the requisite ability and proficiency to represent them in District court proceedings.

First, print and fill out the application form. While completing the form, take note of the items that must be completed. When you have completed these requirements, mail in your application and contact Kathryn Morris at kathrynlm@utcourts.gov to register for an in-person training program.

If you have any questions or problems with the online application or training process, please contact the Office at kathrynlm@utcourts.gov or (801) 578-3902. Thank you for your interest in representing children in District Court!

  • Application Form - PDF
  • Application Checklist - PDF


Additional Trainings

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  • Effective Therapy for Parents and Children in Custody Cases - Video and Quiz
  • Effective Therapy for Parents and Children in Custody Cases Handout - PDF

Additional Forms and Pleadings

The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.

Page Last Modified: 11/30/2017
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