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Colorado Supreme Court: no attorney/client privilege for kids in neglect proceedings

The Colorado Supreme Court recently held that there was no attorney/client relationship between children who are the subjects of abuse and neglect proceedings and their court-appointed guardians ad litem (attorneys appointed to represent the child’s “best interests” in a court proceeding). (note: the link is to the court opinion, which includes details of abuse).

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