Right to counsel - gun restrictions

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For proceedings to determine if a person taken into protective custody by law enforcement is subject to restrictions related to the use of firearms, Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 34-B §3862-A(6)(A) provides that “The restricted person  has  the  right  to  be  represented  by  counsel  at  the  hearing,  and  the  court  may appoint counsel for an indigent party.”

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