LJuCR 2.3 NOTICE AND RIGHT TO HEARING (a) Scheduling and Notice. A shelter care hearing may be set by court order or by scheduling a hearing with the Juvenile Court Coordinator. The party scheduling the hearing shall notify the Juvenile Court Coordinator, Clerk of Court, Attorney General’s Office, CASA Program, Public Defender’s Office, and any other parties and their attorneys. Amended effective 9/1/99 (b) Guardian ad Litem. The court shall address the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem for the child at the initial shelter care hearing. The court shall appoint a Guardian ad Litem for the child or make a determination that good cause exists not to appoint one. This decision may be reviewed at each subsequent hearing including the dependency fact-finding hearing, each dependency review hearing, and prior to entry of a guardianship or termination order. A party may request that a Guardian ad Litem be appointed at any time during the dependency, guardianship or termination proceedings. A copy of the shelter care hearing order shall be provided to the CASA Program. Amended effective 9/1/99 (e) Recommendation. The recommendation required by RCW 13.34.060(7) may be made orally at the time of hearing.
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