Delaware

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 discretionary
Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children qualified
Adult Protective Proceedings - Protected Person (incomplete) categorical
All Basic Human Needs qualified
Benefits - Claimant
Bypass of Parental Input into Abortion - Minor (Pre-Dobbs) qualified
Child Support Establishment
Civil Contempt in Family Court qualified
Civil Commitment categorical
Forfeiture (incomplete)
Consumer or Other Debt
Custody Disputes - Parents discretionary
Custody Disputes - Children discretionary
Divorce discretionary
Domestic Violence - Accused Person
Domestic Violence - Alleged Victim
Education - Special Education
Employment Discrimination
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Child (incomplete) qualified
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Children - Parent (incomplete) discretionary
Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Protected Person qualified
Health Care Access
Housing - Discrimination discretionary
Housing - Evictions discretionary
Housing - General
Immigration
Issues Related to Incarcerated People discretionary
Incarceration for Fees/Fines (incomplete) qualified
Involuntary Medical Treatment (incomplete) categorical
Paternity - Defendant/Respondent qualified
Paternity - Petitioner or Child
Quarantine/Isolation qualified
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment no such proceeding
Sexually Dangerous Persons - Registration/Notification
Sterilization no such proceeding
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Children qualified
Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Birth Parents discretionary
Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents discretionary
Truancy - Petition Against Child qualified

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