Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Custody Disputes - Birth Parents

Del. Code. tit. 13 § 1516(c) specifies that "Whenever it seems appropriate, in the interest of justice, the Court may designate a disinterested attorney to defend, or otherwise participate in, a proceeding before the Court, and a fee for such attorney shall be taxed as part of the costs."

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no