Right to counsel

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

For privately initiated adoptions, Okla. Stat. tit. 10, § 7505-4.1(D) states that "When a parent or putative father appears at the hearing and desires counsel but is indigent and cannot for that reason employ counsel, the court shall appoint counsel."

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no