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GAL Resources

Rules and Guidelines for GALs

GAL Performance

GAL Qualification

GAL Fees

Fee Bill Policy Assigned Counsel/Guardian ad Litem Policy
Fee Schedule
Local Rule 17: Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court


Superintendence Rule 48 requires that guardians ad litem complete three hours of continuing GAL education every calendar year after completing the initial six hour pre-service course. COURSE REGISTRATION

GAL Continuing Education Series courses are only available to guardians ad litem that have already completed a pre-service course (6 hour course) and that are otherwise qualified to serve as GAL. Additional information is available here.

Please call the Judicial College at 614-387-9445 if you have questions or concerns regarding The Ohio Guardian ad Litem Education Program.