Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Adult Protective Proceedings - Protected Person (incomplete)

Haw. Rev. Stat. § 346-234(a) provides that "[t]he court shall appoint counsel for the dependent adult at any time where it finds that the dependent adult requires a separate legal advocate [other than a guardian ad litem] and is unable to afford private counsel."

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no