Discretionary appointment for those with disabilities

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Court Rule or Initiative, All Basic Human Needs

A court rule, Wash. Gen. R. 33(a)(1), permits a court to appoint counsel for a person with disabilities as a reasonable accommodation.  The Washington Administrative Office of the Courts has put out some guidance as to how the rule should be applied by the courts.

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: yes