involuntary commitment


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involuntary commitment:

see civil commitmentcivil commitment
or involuntary commitment,
process by which a court determines whether or not to order an individual to receive treatment or care or be confined.
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A lot of states started with involuntary commitment under mental health, and that's fairly well fleshed out at the state levels.
Involuntary Commitment and Right to Waive Counsel: Supreme Court of Vermont holds that the Fourteenth Amendment precludes a patient from waiving counsel and proceeding pro se in involuntary commitment and involuntary medication proceedings.
has not acted in good faith has the burden of proving that assertion by evidence that is clear, satisfactory and convincing" Table 2 Statutory consequences for a bad faith commitment petition Statute Alaska Statutory consequence "A person who willfully Statute [section] initiates an involuntary commitment procedure 47.
Involuntary commitment and detainment in adolescent psychiatric inpatient care.
For example, the record of an involuntary commitment or mental-health adjudication might have initiated with a HIPAA-covered entity.
For purposes of this note, the hypothetical petitioning psychotherapist introduced at the beginning of this note is seeking short-term involuntary commitment, but this note will refer to the patient's commitment as involuntary civil commitment generally.
like a criminal proceeding, the involuntary commitment of sex offenders
Instead, HB-1355 attempts to use what might be called a 1960s standard for involuntary commitment, but applied to gun ownership.
In involuntary commitment proceedings, the Supreme Court has required that those facing commitment receive many of the protections outlined in Section I.
21) Outpatient commitment also acted as the least restrictive alternative for individuals who met the already-existing standard for involuntary commitment as an inpatient.
39) It was the most significant of a series of unanimous decisions that reshaped the law of involuntary commitment, and thus the practice of mental health law, all in less than five years.