Right to Counsel

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03/09/2023, Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents

In March 2023, Wyoming enacted the Wyoming Indian Child Welfare Act, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 14-6-701 et seq., which provides indigent parents and Indian custodians with "the right to court-appointed counsel in any shelter care placement or termination proceeding" concerning an Indian child. Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 14-6-704(b).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no