Right to counsel

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Legislation, Truancy - Petition Against Child

Pursuant to Ind. Code § 31-37-2-3, truancy in Indiana is treated as a delinquency matter.  And children in such matters have a right to appointed counsel regardless of indigence pursuant to Ind. Code §§ 31-32-2-2 and 31-32-4-2(a).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no