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Uniform Rules for Permanency Hearings

Trial Court Rules Uniform Rules for Permanency Hearings Rule 7: Counsel

Effective Date: 03/01/2018
Updates: Approved January 10, 2018, effective March 1, 2018

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(a) Right to counsel

All parties have the right to be represented by counsel at the permanency hearing.

(b) Attendance of counsel

All counsel of record shall attend the permanency hearing. Failure of counsel to attend, without good cause, shall not require that the hearing be postponed unless the interests of justice so require.

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