Discretionary appointment of counsel
Court Rule or Initiative, Abuse/Neglect/Dependency - Children
Del. Fam. Ct. Civ. R. 207 states:
(a) The Court shall appoint an attorney authorized to practice law in this state or a Court Appointed Special Advocate ("CASA") to represent the best interests of the child.
(b) The Court may appoint an attorney authorized to practice law in this state to represent the wishes of the child.
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: discretionary Qualified: no