Discretionary appointment of counsel - Adoption petitioner/adult child
Legislation, Other subject area
In adoptions of people 18 or older, the court has the discretion to appoint counsel for both the petitioner and the person to be adopted.
Cite: Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 109.329(4)
If "yes", the established right to counsel or discretionary appointment of counsel is limited in some way, including any of: the only authority is a lower/intermediate court decision or a city council, not a high court or state legislature; there has been a subsequent case that has cast doubt; a statute is ambiguous; or the right or discretionary appointment is not for all types of individuals or proceedings within that category.
Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no