Right to counsel - substance abuse

Legislation, Involuntary Medical Treatment (incomplete)

There is a right to counsel for involuntary substance abuse treatment. Fla. Stat. §§ 397.681(2); 397.6975(3) (where service provider seeks to extend treatment); 394.4598(1) (court must appoint counsel for patient where facility administrator seeks to appoint guardian advocate to consent to treatment on patient’s behalf). 

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes