Right to counsel

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Legislation, Guardianship/Conservatorship of Adults - Ward

Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2111.02(C)(7)(d)(i) and (ii) provide a right to appointed counsel for proceedings and appeals involving guardianships for alleged incompetents.


In State of Ohio ex Rel McQueen, 986 N.E.2d 925 (Ohio 2013), the Ohio Supreme Court found a right to counsel for guardianship review proceedings.

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no


Nccrc_involvement_icon NCCRC assisted with briefing on the McQueen case.