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RULE 36

RULE 36
RIGHT TO COUNSEL

In every delinquency proceeding, there shall be served upon the child, his parents, guardians, or persons with whom the child resides, a notice that he has a right to be represented by an attorney and if the parents are not able to employ an attorney, that an attorney will be appointed by the court to represent the child. In appropriate cases the court may appoint counsel for the child and assess costs against the parents.