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).  “At the time of the filing of the petition the court shall assure that the individual ... is represented by adversary counsel” and “[i]f the individual claims or appears to be indigent, the court shall refer the individual to the authority for indigency determinations under § 977.07(1).”

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no