Right to counsel
Legislation, Sexually Dangerous Persons - Commitment
Tex. Health & Safety Code § 841.005 states that in cases involving the commitment of sexually violent persons, "the Office of State Counsel for Offenders shall represent an indigent person subject to a civil commitment proceeding under this chapter. If for any reason the Office of State Counsel for Offenders is unable to represent an indigent person …at a civil commitment proceeding under this chapter, the court shall appoint other counsel to represent the indigent person."
Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no