Guardian Ad Litem forms are to be completed by the Guardian Ad Litem attorney/court appointed counsel for the payment of fees by the Finance and Administration Cabinet. The FINGAL-1 form is to be completed only for cases involving the following statutes; KRS 620.100 (Dependency, Neglect or Abuse), KRS 625.080 (Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights), KRS 625.041 (Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights), KRS 202B.210 (Involuntary Commitment of a Mentally Handicapped Adult) or KRS 311.732(3)(c) (Representation for the performance of an abortion upon a minor).
The FINGAL-1 form should be distributed to the following:
- Court file
- Finance Cabinet (702 Capitol Avenue, Capitol Annex, Room 195, Frankfort, KY 40601) (attested copy)
- Other person or agency, if any, ordered to pay attorney's fees
If an attorney is appointed to represent a prisoner in a child support or paternity action, contact the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Support (502-564-2285) for payment directions.
For further questions regarding GAL procedures, or to find out the status of a pending payment, please contact the Division of Administrative Support by emailing Michelle.email@example.com.