Right to counsel - substance abuse

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Legislation, Involuntary Medical Treatment (incomplete)

There is a right to counsel when subject to involuntary treatment due to substance abuse.  Mich. Comp. Laws § 330.1281b(2)(c) (in petition for involuntary treatment due to substance abuse, court must “notify the respondent that the respondent may retain counsel and, if the respondent is unable to retain counsel, that the respondent may be represented by court-appointed counsel at public expense if the respondent is indigent.”)

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes