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2019 Indiana Code
Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law
Article 32. Juvenile Law: Juvenile Court Procedures
Chapter 4. Right to Counsel
31-32-4-2. Court appointment of counsel to represent child
Universal Citation: IN Code § 31-32-4-2 (2019)
IC 31-32-4-2 Court appointment of counsel to represent child
Sec. 2. (a) If:
(1) a child alleged to be a delinquent child does not have an attorney who may represent the child without a conflict of interest; and
(2) the child has not lawfully waived the child's right to counsel under IC 31-32-5 (or IC 31-6-7-3 before its repeal);
the juvenile court shall appoint counsel for the child at the detention hearing or at the initial hearing, whichever occurs first, or at any earlier time.
(b) The court may appoint counsel to represent any child in any other proceeding.
[Pre-1997 Recodification Citation: 31-6-7-2(a).]
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.15.
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