Mental health is a serious matter that needs to be handled with care, empathy, and urgency. Our Winnebago County 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.
Please contact our friendly
Winnebago County Mental Health Attorneys
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See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.
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.
Our Winnebago County mental health lawyers use this article to spell out the rights of mental health patients in Winnebago County. We discuss what happens when a person receives mental health services, and the fact that they cannot be denied any rights, privileges, or benefits that are guaranteed by state and federal law because they receive(d) mental health services.
In this article, our Winnebago County mental health attorneys examine causes that lead to emergency commitment in Illinois.
If a person is admitted or is being treated for a mental health issue by a mental health facility, it doesn’t automatically mean that a person is legally incompetent. Legal competency is determined at a separate court hearing; if a person is deemed legally incompetent, the court appoints a guardian to assist that person to manage assets and make life decisions.