DCR 3.506 Appointment of Counsel

Actions pursuant to K.S.A. 38-1501 et.sequence: A guardian ad litem, who is an attorney in compliance with Supreme Court Administrative Order Number 100 (PDF), shall be appointed for each respondent upon the filing of a petition.

An attorney shall be appointed for each parent or legal guardian of the respondent upon request and determination of indigency or inability to retain counsel pursuant to the financial affidavit as executed and provided to the Court. The form of the financial affidavit shall be approved by the Court and made available to parents or legal guardians by the Clerk of the District Court.

Actions pursuant to K.S.A. 38-1601 et.seq.: An attorney shall be appointed to represent the respondent upon the filing of a complaint. A respondent may retain counsel in lieu of appointed counsel.

Adopted: April 15, 1998