1. Serve as a fact-finder for the judge by thoroughly researching and investigating the current and background facts of each assigned case.
  2. Provide these facts in report form to the judge and to speak for the child in the courtroom, representing the child’s best interests.
  3. Facilitate communication between parties in the case.  
  4. Act as an overseer throughout the duration of the case, ensuring that it is brought to a swift and appropriate conclusion in the child’s best interests.