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Mental Hygiene Law Article 10

Mental Hygiene Law Article 10 provides a mechanism by which the New York State Attorney General may seek to have sex offenders alleged to have mental abnormalities making them likely to re-offend confined civilly or intensively supervised. Such individuals, if financially unable to obtain counsel, are entitled to court-appointed representation, by the mental hygiene legal service, an eligible legal services provider, or an attorney eligible for appointment pursuant to article 18B of the County Law. If you wish to apply for inclusion in the panel of attorneys who represent these individuals pursuant to article 18B of the County Law, you must complete an on-line training program. You may request access to the program by clicking here.

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