Massachusetts establishes right to counsel in adult guardianship proceedings

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01/01/2009, Legislation, Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward

In 2009, the new Massachusetts Probate Code established a right to counsel adult guardianship/conservatorship cases, but only upon request.

Cite: M.G.L. ch. 190B, ยง 5-106

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes