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(a)?The judge shall appoint an attorney to represent a person not later than the 24th hour after the time an application for a court order for the management of a person with a communicable disease is filed if the person does not have an attorney. ?The judge shall also appoint a language or sign interpreter if necessary to ensure effective communication with the attorney in the person's primary language.
(b)?The person's attorney shall receive all records and papers in the case and is entitled to have access to all hospital and physicians' records.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 81.153. Appointment of Attorney - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/health-and-safety-code/health-safety-sect-81-153/
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