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Contested Termination of Parental Rights Hearing

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Attached please find the Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) Bulletin 3130-21-01 entitled “Appointment of Legal Counsel for a Child in Contested Termination of Parental Rights Hearing.” This bulletin provides guidance on a Supreme Court decision regarding requirements for the appointment of legal counsel for a child in a contested termination of parental rights hearing.

The requirements outlined within this bulletin are effective immediately. Questions regarding this bulletin or the requirements may be directed to your applicable OCYF regional office. Please contact RCPA Children’s Division Director Jim Sharp for any clarification.