Right to counsel

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Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (State) - Birth Parents

Ark. Code Ann. § 9-27-316(h)(1)(D) states that "All parents shall have the right to be appointed counsel in termination of parental rights hearings, and the court shall appoint counsel if the court makes a finding that the parent is indigent and counsel is requested by the parent."

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no