Right to counsel

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Legislation, Truancy - Petition Against Child

Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-402(a)(iv) defines habitual truancy as a "child in need of supervision" matter.  In turn, Wyo. Stat. § 14-6-422(b) requires the appointment of counsel upon request where a child and his/her parents are unable to afford counsel.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no