Discretionary appointment of counsel
Legislation, Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward
A statute permits a court to appoint counsel for a minor if the minor's interests are not adequately represented.
Cite: Ala. Code § 26-2A-135(a)
If "yes", the established right to counsel or discretionary appointment of counsel is limited in some way, including any of: the only authority is a lower/intermediate court decision or a city council, not a high court or state legislature; there has been a subsequent case that has cast doubt; a statute is ambiguous; or the right or discretionary appointment is not for all types of individuals or proceedings within that category.
Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no