Right to counsel - transfer of disabled person's property

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Illinois courts recognize a quasi-right to counsel for disabled spouses in proceedings involving the conveyance of joint property by the non-disabled spouse. 65/18 (West) ("The court shall appoint some discreet person or attorney as guardian for the person alleged to be under disability....") 

Cite: 750 Ill. Comp. Stat. 65/18

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes