Emergency Involuntary Commitment in Sangamon County
In this article, our Sangamon County mental health attorneys examine causes that lead to emergency commitment in Sangamon County.
If a person is admitted or is being treated for a mental health issue by a mental health facility it doesn’t automatically mean a person is legally incompetent. Legal competency is decided on at a separate court hearing and if a person is deemed legally incompetent, the court appoints a guardian to assist that person to manage assets and make life decisions.
Read more about emergency involuntary commitment in Sangamon County by our Sangamon County mental health attorneys.
In this video, Sangamon County mental health attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains what circumstances can lead to emergency involuntary commitment in Sangamon County.