Right to counsel - extreme risk protection orders

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04/16/2019, Legislation, Other subject area

As of 2019, a respondent in an extreme risk protection order proceeding (which involves a petition suggesting the respondent is at “significant risk of causing personal injury to self or others by having in his or her custody or control a firearm or by purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm”) is entitled to appointed counsel regardless of indigence.  Col. Rev. Stat § 13-14.5-104.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: yes