Right to counsel

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Legislation, Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor

Minors seeking abortions are also granted the right to appointed counsel when trying to bypass parental notification. Georgia courts, in this instance, are statutorily required to notify the minor of their right to counsel, and provide them with counsel upon request. Ga. Code Ann. § 15-11-684(a).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no