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3. Civil Commitments 3. Standards 4. Sufficiency of evidence A. Ch. 51, Mental health a. Commitment a. Dangerousness

Are Chapter 51 respondents entitled to notice of the dangerousness standard warranting their commitments?

Ozaukee County v. R.T.H., 2018AP1317, 2/27/19, District 2, (1-judge opinion, ineligible for publication); case activity; Marathon County v. C.M.L., 2017AP2220, 2/26/19, District 3 (1-judge opinion, ineligible for publication); case activity These two, unrelated decisions highlight a recurring due process violation at Chapter 51 hearings. For an original commitment, the county must prove that the person […]
Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point
Are Chapter 51 respondents entitled to notice of the dangerousness standard warranting their commitments?