The Right to Counsel for Children in Dependency Cases

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Graphic by www.naccchildlawblog.org

Dependency courts have the authority to make critical decisions that may greatly impact the life of an abused or neglected child, including where that child will live and what visitation rights, if any, her family will be granted. Yet in spite of these high stakes, these children do not have the constitutional right to counsel. To learn more, please visit: https://www.naccchildlawblog.org/child-welfare-law/infographic-the-right-to-counsel-for-children-in-dependency-cases/.