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FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 6.08

Conducting a case by case guardian

             (1)  A child or a person with a disability may start, continue, respond to, or seek to intervene in, a case only by a case guardian.

             (2)  Subrule (1) does not apply if the court is satisfied that a child understands the nature and possible consequences of the case and is capable of conducting the case.

Note 1:       For service on a person with a disability, see rule 7.09.

Note 2:       If a case is started by a child or person with a disability without a case guardian, the court may appoint a case guardian to continue the case.



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