Right to counsel

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Legislation, Truancy - Petition Against Child

In North Dakota, truancy is treated as an "unruly child" matter pursuant to N.D. Cent. Code § 27-20-02(19)(a).  And indigent children have a right to counsel in such matters, pursuant to N.D. Cent. Code § 27-20-26.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no