(20 ILCS 3955/12) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 712)
    Sec. 12. A Legal Advocacy Service attorney shall:
    (1) have ready access to view and copy all mental health records pertaining to his client, as provided in the "Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act", enacted by the Eightieth General Assembly, as now or hereafter amended, and such other records to which he is permitted access; and
    (2) have the opportunity to consult with his client whenever necessary for the performance of his duties. Service providers shall provide adequate space and privacy for the purpose of attorney-client consultation. No attorney shall have the right to visit eligible persons or look at their records for the purpose of soliciting cases for representation.
(Source: P.A. 80-1487.)