1. Upon the filing of a petition for termination of parental rights under 600A chapter, the parent identified in the petition shall have the right to counsel in connection with all subsequent hearings and proceedings.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 600A.6A

  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
 2. If the parent against whom the petition is filed desires but is financially unable to employ counsel, the court shall appoint counsel for the person if the person requests appointment of counsel and the court determines that the person is indigent.