Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children

In 2017, the Nevada Legislature amended Nev. Stat. § 128.100(2) to specify that to specify where the child has been removed from the home pursuant to a child welfare proceeding, the court must appoint counsel for the child in a subsequent termination proceeding.  In all other termination proceedings, § 128.100(1) specifies that the court may appoint counsel.

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no