Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 135-C:22
- Informed decision: means a choice made by a client or person seeking to be admitted who has the ability to make such a choice and who makes it voluntarily after all relevant information necessary to making the decision has been provided, and who understands that he is free to choose or refuse any available alternative, and who clearly indicates or expresses his choice. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 135-C:2
- person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
The right of a client or a person sought to be admitted to a program or facility to legal counsel prior to and during any judicial hearing conducted under this chapter shall be absolute and unconditional. The right to legal counsel for any client or person sought to be admitted during any judicial proceeding conducted under this chapter shall be waived only if the client or person sought to be admitted makes an informed decision to do so.