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U.S. Supreme Court: Lawyers Won’t Be Provided for Incarcerated Parents

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A sharply-divided U.S. Supreme Court will not require states to provide lawyers for parents facing incarceration in civil child-support cases.  The recent ruling does, however, order state officials to ensure the hearings are “fundamentally fair” for the parent dealing with possible jail time.

http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/pdf/10-10P.ZO