From RM: Ohio Supreme Court finds appointment of GAL in divorce is final and appealable order

you can find this case at:

Click to access 2018-ohio-2417.pdf

selections from this case:

Divorce—A trial court’s order appointing a guardian ad litem to represent an adult
in a divorce case is a final, appealable order under R.C. 2505.02(B)(2)
when adult has not been adjudicated incompetent subsequent to providing
parties with notice and opportunity to be heard on issue of adult’s
competency—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed, trial court’s order
appointing guardian ad litem vacated, and cause remanded to trial court.
(No. 2016-1629—Submitted November 21, 2017—Decided June 27, 2018.)
APPEAL from the Court of Appeals for Cuyahoga County, No. 104579.

{¶ 1} Appellant, Carol J. Thomasson (“Carol”), has asked us to reverse a
judgment of the Eighth District Court of Appeals and hold that the trial court’s order
appointing a guardian ad litem (“GAL”) to act on her behalf in her divorce case is
a final…

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