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Civil Commitment – competency — probable cause hearings

Wisconsin Court of Appeals

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Civil Commitment – competency — probable cause hearings

Steven R. C. appeals the circuit court’s final order of commitment, arguing that the court lost competency to proceed in this matter when a probable cause hearing on the related petition for examination was not held within seventy-two hours of his initial detention. We agree and reverse. This opinion will not be published.

2014AP1032-FT In the matter of the mental commitment of Steven R.C.

Dist II, Waukesha County, Domina, J., Gundrum, J.

Attorneys: For Appellant: Bates, Gregory, Kenosha; For Respondent: Mueller, Robert J., Waukesha


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