Counsel for Indigent Parents Must be Determined Case-By-Case

Vol 31 No 8

In re C.M., 2012 WL 2479619 (N.H.).

After the legislature repealed a statute providing attorneys for indigent parents in child abuse and neglect cases, the New Hampshire Supreme Court found there was no per se constitutional right to appointed counsel, but that courts should determine on a case-by-case basis whether due process requires appointment.

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