Right to counsel

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Legislation, Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children

Children in CINA proceedings are entitled to appointed counsel, as per Md. Code Ann. Cts. & Jud. Proc. § 3-813(a). This includes the appeal. In re Sophie S., 167 Md. App. 91, 94 , 891 A.2d 1125, 1126 n.3 (2006).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no