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Name: In re Kevin S.
Case #: B164799
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 2 DCA
Division: 5
Opinion Date: 11/06/2003
Subsequent History: None

In a lengthy and comprehensive consideration of the question, the court held that the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees the right to appointed counsel for a first appeal to indigent juveniles who are adjudged a juvenile delinquent. People v. Wende (1979) 26 Cal.3d 736 applies to appeals in Welfare and Institutions Code section 602 proceedings.