Court Fees, Fines, Forms, and Personnel

Section 490:26-g

    490:26-g Guardians Ad Litem; Failure to File Required Reports. – A guardian ad litem who, without good cause, fails to file a report required by any court or statute by the date the report is due may be subject to a fine, established by supreme court rule, of not less than $100 and not more than the amount of costs and attorneys fees incurred by the parties to the action for the day of the hearing. The guardian ad litem shall not be subject to the fine under this section if, at least 10 days prior to the date the report is due, he or she files a motion requesting an extension of time to file the report. The court clerk shall report a guardian ad litem who fails to file a report by the date the report is due to the guardian ad litem board. The court clerk and the guardian ad litem board shall make such report available to the public.

Source. 2006, 235:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2007.