Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Consumer or Other Debt

R.C. 4112.021(D) specifies that in a case involving alleged discrimination by a creditor, "Upon application by the plaintiff and in circumstances that the court considers just, the court in which a civil action under this section is brought may appoint an attorney for the plaintiff and may authorize the commencement of a civil action upon proper showing without the payment of costs."

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: yes