because the appointment of such individuals to make decisions or recommendations or alter a custody order in child custody cases constituted an improper delegation of judicial decision making authority. View the law.com article here for the complete story.
There may be room for a similar argument to be made in Virginia. Occasionally judges will permit guardians ad litem to set visitation schedules while cases are pending. This also seems to be an improper delegation of judicial decision making authority.
-Rob Hagy, Charlottesville Divorce Lawyer. For help with questions
about guardians ad litem, please contact me at (434)293-4562 or by emailing me