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County Attorney's Office
Protective Services Unit
What is civil commitment?
If I think someone should be committed, do I have to go through the county, or can I file my own petition with the court?
What if the pre-petition screening team does not support commitment?
What criteria must be met for a petition to be filed?
Can the court require a mentally ill person to take antipsychotic medication?
Do persons who are civilly committed lose any rights/privileges of citizenship?
If a person is found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty of a crime due to mental illness or developmental delay, is the person automatically committed to a treatment facility?
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