Right to counsel

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Legislation, Termination of Parental Rights (Private) - Children

Mo. Ann. Stat. § 453.025 provides for the appointment of a guardian ad litem to protect the child’s interests in an adoption, and MO R 30 CIR Rule 22.1 requires that the guardian ad litem be an attorney.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no