The right to a child’s hearing in family proceedings is also regulated in several legal acts in Swiss legislation, presented by prof. Ewa Tuora-Schwierskott. As part of this study, the author pointed to the issue of the child being heard by the adjudicating court, describing its goals and the scope of the child’s rights. Additionally, the principle of the best interests of the child was characterized based on the jurisprudence of Swiss courts. A line of jurisprudence has developed that the child’s will is an important element of protecting the child’s best interests. The Federal Supreme Court has repeatedly emphasized that the child’s will should be the basic criterion for the court’s decision. The work also characterizes the institution of a child’s advocate.