Right to counsel - quarantine

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Legislation, Quarantine/Inoculation

An individual who is subject to a petition for confinement for infectious tuberculosis has the right to be represented by adversary counsel. Wis. Stat. Ann. § 252.07(9)(d). The statute adds that "At the time of the filing of the petition, the court shall assure that the individual... is represented by adversary counsel", and "If the individual claims or appears to be indigent," the court must refer the parent to indigency determinations under Wis. Stat. Ann. § 977.07(1).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no