Right to counsel - emancipation of minor to marry
Legislation, Other subject area
If a minor seeks emancipation in order to marry, the court must appoint counsel to serve as guardian ad litem.
Cite: Ind. Code §§ 31-11-1-7(b)(3), 31-34-20-6(b)
If "yes", the established right to counsel or discretionary appointment of counsel is limited in some way, including any of: the only authority is a lower/intermediate court decision or a city council, not a high court or state legislature; there has been a subsequent case that has cast doubt; a statute is ambiguous; or the right or discretionary appointment is not for all types of individuals or proceedings within that category.
Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes