Ind. Code § 16-39-3-5

Current through P.L. 167-2020
Section 16-39-3-5 - Right to counsel

If a patient has an attorney, the patient has the right to have an attorney present at a hearing conducted under this chapter. The notice served under section 4 of this chapter must state the patient's right to have an attorney present if the patient has an attorney. If the patient is under an inpatient commitment to a mental health facility at the time a petition under section 3 of this chapter is filed and the patient is unable to afford an attorney, the court shall appoint an attorney for the patient.

IC 16-39-3-5

As added by P.L. 2-1993, SEC.22.