Standards of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Child Protection and Parental Severance Cases

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 27, pp. 195-235, 1996

42 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2009

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William Wesley Patton

Whittier Law School; UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Date Written: July 23, 1996

Abstract

This article examines whether parties in child protection cases have a right to competent counsel, and if so, it analyzes the appropriate standard of review for allegations of incompetent representation.

Suggested Citation

Patton, William Wesley, Standards of Appellate Review for Denial of Counsel and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Child Protection and Parental Severance Cases (July 23, 1996). Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 27, pp. 195-235, 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1438228 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1438228

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