What are” guardians ad litem”? That is a term used in litigation. Whenever someone’s appointed to represent the interest of someone. An example of people who they’re appointed to represent is if you have what they call on unknown spouses are unknown heirs. They may appoint a guardian ad litem to represent this class of people in the litigation so that their rights are protected. Or if you tried to serve this person or cannot locate them and you want to be sure that their rights are protected whenever the court makes a judgment, you ask the court to appoint a guardian ad litem, to represent the interest of a defendant who you have served through construct the service of process. And, so that the guardian ad litem can appear and verify that you’ve either made service or process or had the person file something in their behalf. But that’s what a guardian ad litem is. It’s used in litigation to protect the interests of people who do not appear. And you’ve tried to serve through constructive service or through publication. If you have any questions about a guardian ad litem? Give me a call at (727) 847-2288.