California

This page provides a breakdown of all major developments and right to counsel law that the NCCRC knows for this state, sorted by subject area. Click on either tab below to see the aspect it describes.

Subject Area Status
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Accused Parents qualified
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children discretionary
Adult Protective Proceedings - Proposed Ward categorical
All Basic Human Needs
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor
Child Support Establishment qualified
Civil Contempt in Family Court qualified
Civil Commitment - Subject of Petition categorical
Civil Forfeiture
Consumer Debt
Custody Disputes - Parents
Custody Disputes - Children discretionary
Divorce categorical
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim discretionary
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward qualified
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination
Housing - Evictions
Housing - General
Immigration
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete) qualified
Involuntary Medical Treatment categorical
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent qualified
Paternity - Petitioner or Child
Prisoners qualified
Quarantine/Inoculation
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment categorical
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification
Sterilization
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents categorical

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