Downers Grove Mental Health Attorneys | Mental Health Lawyers, Downers Grove

Downers Grove Mental Health Attorneys | Mental Health Lawyers, Downers Grove

Mental health is a serious matter that needs to be handled with care, empathy, and urgency. Our Downers Grove mental health attorneys understand the difficulties that come with mental health matters and are here to help you and your family with special needs, guardianship, elder law, and other mental health concerns.

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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

Please contact our friendly

Downers Grove Mental Health Attorneys

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O'Flaherty Law of Downers Grove

5002 Main St., Ste. 201 Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone:

(630) 324-6666

E-Mail:

info@oflaherty-law.com

Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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Mental Health Patients Rights in Downers Grove

Our Downers Grove mental health lawyers are here to make sure you know what rights mental health patients have in Illinois.  In this article, we cover the major rights that mental health patients may exercise.

In short, the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disability Act outlines the rights mental health treatment recipients have. Among many other rights, patients have the right to receive appropriate care without abuse or neglect in the least restrictive way possible, uncensored private communication (under most circumstances), own person belongings, and refuse treatment.

Read more about Downers Grove mental health patients from our Downers Grove mental health attorneys.

In this video, Downers Grove mental health attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses the rights mental patients have in Downers Grove.

Emergency Involuntary Commitment in Downers Grove

Our Downers Grove mental health legal team is here to help you understand what an emergency involuntary commitment entails under Illinois law.

If a mental health condition poses an immediate threat of harm, a petitioner may file a petition in an Illinois court seeking protection for themselves and/or a loved one. Based on this petition, the court may decide to enact an emergency involuntary commitment with the help of local authorities.

Read more about emergency involuntary commitment in Downers Grove by our Downers Grove mental health attorneys.

In this video, our Downers Grove mental health attorneys discuss what circumstances can lead to emergency involuntary commitment in Downers Grove.

Appealing Mental Healthcare Decisions in Downers Grove

Our Downers Grove mental health lawyers want you to understand how to appeal a mental healthcare decision and have created the following companion article to assist you.

Briefly, you may appeal an involuntary commitment to a mental health facility or if you are denied a request in a change of mental health services that you receive. These appeals must be produced in writing to the director of the mental health facility. Such appeals will typically lead to a hearing where evidence from multiple parties will be weighed and adjudicated by the court.

Read more about the process of appealing mental healthcare decisions in Downers Grove by our Downers Grove mental health attorneys.

In this video, our Downers Grove mental health attorneys discuss what circumstances can lead to emergency involuntary commitment in Downers Grove.

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