Right to counsel

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Legislation, Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment

Pursuant to Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 36-3704(C), "The person who is named in the petition is entitled to the assistance of counsel at any proceeding that is conducted pursuant to (Article 1, Chapter 37 of Title 36). If the person is indigent, the court shall appoint counsel to assist the person. The county board of supervisors may fix a reasonable amount to be paid by the county for the services of the appointed attorney."

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no