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Jury Trial in Termination of Parental Rights Cases (2007 Update)

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This brief report, updated for 2007, 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.