Right to counsel

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Legislation, Civil Commitment - Subject of Petition

There is a right to counsel for subjects of a civil commitment proceeding.

Cite: W. Va. Code, ยงยง 27-5-2(e), 27-5-4(h)(2), 29-21-2, Mooney v. Frazier, 693 S.E.2d 333, 337 (W. Va. 2010)

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no