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