Right to counsel

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Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents

Indigent parents are entitled to counsel in termination of parental rights proceedings, including potentially the appeal.

Cite: La. Child. Code Ann. art. 1016(C), State ex rel. D.A.G., 935 So. 2d 216, 218 (La. App. 2006)

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no