LEO: Involuntary Commitment of Client, LE Op. 201
Involuntary Commitment of Client — Appeal.
November 12, 1969
It is not improper for an attorney having received at the conclusion of a competency hearing a “Notice of Intent to Retain [the client] on an Involuntary Basis” to decline to appeal such decision if such be his good faith professional judgment. [See II: DR:7-101(B)(1).]
Committee Opinion November 12, 1969