California Bar task force calls for right to counsel in 4 civil areas

01/01/2015, Court Rule or Initiative, All Basic Human Needs

A report by the Civil Justice Strategies Task Force of the California Bar recommended that the state bar support a right to counsel for the following 4 case types: 1) landlord/tenant; 2 Family; 3) Domestic violence; and 4) immigration.  In support, the report noted the right to counsel efforts of a number of other states and the tracking of such efforts on the NCCRC website.


Nccrc_involvement_icon The NCCRC gave input to a draft of the report.