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Jury Trial in Termination of Parental Rights Cases (2009 Update)

Publication year: 2009  |  Cataloged on: Jul 09, 2011

This brief report, updated for 2009, summarizes state provisions allowing or requiring a jury trial in termination of parental rights cases. Only six states have either statutes or case law providing for a jury trial. Remaining jurisdictions prohibit a jury trial by statute, case law, or local practice.


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