Right to counsel

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02/16/2018, Legislation, Truancy - Petition Against Child

R.I. Gen. Laws § 14-1-3(9)(v) defines "wayward child" as including a child who is habitually truant from school, and such children have a right to counsel if indigent pursuant to .I. Gen. Laws §§ 14-1-31 and 14-1-58.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no