NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE:

The ABA Directory of Law Governing

Appointment of Counsel in State Civil Proceedings

 

  

 

Visit www.ambar.org/civilrighttocounsel

to download your state’s report!

 

Developed by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants in conjunction with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel, this resource provides comprehensive guidance regarding when state court judges must, can, and cannot appoint counsel for poor people in various types of civil cases. A customized report is provided for each state, organized by subject area and providing the relevant case, court rule, or statutory language.

 

Questions? Contact Terry Brooks, SCLAID Counsel, at Terry.Brooks@americanbar.org.