New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-27.14 - Patient Rights At Hearing.

30:4-27.14 Patient rights at hearing.

14.A person subject to involuntary commitment to treatment has the following rights at a court hearing and any subsequent review court hearing:

a.The right to be represented by counsel or, if indigent, by appointed counsel;

b.The right to be present at the court hearing unless the court determines that because of the person's conduct at the court hearing the proceeding cannot reasonably continue while the person is present;

c.The right to present evidence;

d.The right to cross examine witnesses; and

e.The right to a hearing in camera.

L.1987, c.116, s.14; amended 2009, c.112, s.15.

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