Termination of Parental Rights - Law Review Articles and Treatises

  1. Sarah Dina Moore Alba, Searching for the "Civil Gideon": Procedural Due Process and the Juvenile Right to Counsel in Termination Proceedings, 13 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1079 (May 2011).

  2. Jennifer Bellah, Appointing Counsel for the Child in Actions to Terminate Parental Rights, 70 Cal. L. Rev. 481 (1982).

  3. Douglas J. Besharov, Terminating Parental Rights: The Indigent Parent's Right to Counsel after Lassiter v. North Carolina, 15 Fam. L.Q. 205 (1981-1982), available at https://www.ils.ny.gov/files/Terminating%20Parental%20Rights_81.pdf

  4. Comment: The Indigent Parent's Right to Appointed Counsel in Actions to Terminate Parental Rights, 43 U. Cin. L. Rev. 635 (1974).

  5. Michael Dale & Louis Reidenberg, Providing Attorneys for Children in Dependency and Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings in Florida: The Issue Updated, 35 Nova L. Rev. 305 (Spring 2011).

  6. Erik J. Foley, No Money, No Lawyer - No Children: The Right to Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Nevada Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings, 16 Nev. L.J. 313 (2016), available at http://scholars.law.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1662&context=nlj.

  7. Patricia C. Kussmann, Annotation, Right of Indigent Parent to Appointed Counsel in Proceeding for Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights, 92 A.L.R.5th 379 (2001).

  8. William Wesley Patton, It Matters Not What Is But What Might Have Been: The Standard of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel in Child Dependency and Parental Severance Trials, 12 Whittier L. Rev. 537 (1991).

  9. William Wesley Patton, Standards of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Child Protection and Parental Severance Trials, 27 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 195 (1991).

  10. Arjun Rangarajan, Civil Gideon, Removal Proceedings, and Parental Rights Termination: A Curious Intersection, 8 DePaul J. for Soc. Just. 387 (Spring 2015). 

  11. Julie P. Shelton, Indigents Have No Right To Appointed Counsel In Proceedings To Terminate Parental Rights - Lassiter v. Department of Social Services, 31 Depaul L.J. 152 (Fall 1981), available at http://via.library.depaul.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2300&context=law-review.

  12. Nadine Vasser, The Indigent Parent's Right to Counsel in Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings, 16 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 329 (2005).

  13. Elizabeth Mills Viney, The Right to Counsel in Parental Rights Termination Cases: How a Clear and Consistent Legal Standard Would Better Protect Indigent Families, 63 SMU L. Rev. 1403 (2010).