Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children

N.C.G.S § 48-2-201(b) states, “The court on its own motion may appoint an attorney or a guardian ad litem to represent the interests of the adoptee in a contested proceeding brought under such Chapter.”

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no