Tag Archives: Permanent Custody Hearing

Merit Decision: Parent’s Right to Counsel at Termination of Parental Rights Hearing. In re R.K.

“In a case in which we are asked to ratify the civil equivalent of the death penalty, we simply cannot accept absence as acquiesce.”

Justice O’Neill, lead opinion.

On January 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Mother’s Right to Counsel at Permanent Custody Hearing. In re: R.K. (A.S., Appellant).

Update: On January 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 13, 2017, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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