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Tag Archives: Civil Commitment

2010AP1486 Dane County v. Kelly M.

Civil Commitment Treatment; fifth standard Civil commitment is available under the fifth standard for individuals who have dual diagnoses — a diagnosis of mental illness and, in addition, a diagnosis of either drug dependency or developmental disability. “We agree with the County and the circuit court. Reading Wis. Stat. § 51.20(1)(a)1. together with the fifth standard, the only reasonable meaning ...

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2010AP2061 Fond du Lac County v. Helen E.F.

Civil Commitment Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is not a qualifying mental condition for commitment pursuant to Chapter 51. “[T]he primary purpose of Wis. Stat. ch. 51 is to provide treatment and rehabilitation services for the individuals described in ch. 51’s legislative policy.  Wis. Stat. § 51.001.  Even if we were to assume, which we do not, that Alzheimer’s disease could ...

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2010AP3162 Brown County v. Quinn M.

Civil Commitment Involuntary medication; sufficiency of the evidence Quinn M. appeals an order extending his Wis. Stat. ch. 51 mental health commitment and an involuntary medication order. Quinn asserts there was insufficient evidence to support the extension and involuntary medication orders. We disagree and affirm. Affirmed. This opinion will not be published. 2010AP3162 Brown County v. Quinn M. Dist. III, ...

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2010AP3044-FT In the matter of the mental commitment of Henry J.V.

Civil Commitment Extension; sufficiency of the evidence The County filed a petition to extend Henry J.V.’s mental commitment. An evidentiary hearing on that petition was held, and the court granted the petition. Orders were entered extending Henry’s commitment and his involuntary medication and treatment. Henry argues on appeal that the evidence presented at the evidentiary hearing was insufficient to support ...

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2010AP2571-FT In the matter of the mental commitment of Kathleen R.H.

Civil Commitment Extension Kathleen R.H. appeals from circuit court orders extending her mental health commitment for twelve months under Wis. Stat. § 51.20(13)(g)1. and ordering involuntary medication and treatment on an outpatient basis under Wis. Stat. § 51.61(1)(g)4.b. Kathleen contends that there was insufficient evidence upon which to order the extension of her mental health commitment because Kathleen’s case manager ...

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2010AP2216-FT In the matter of the mental commitment of Michael B.

Civil Commitment Jury instructions; sufficiency of the evidence Michael B. appeals an order extending his Wis. Stat. ch. 51 mental health commitment. Michael asserts the jury instructions directed the jury to find he was dangerous and there was insufficient evidence to support a finding of dangerousness. We disagree and affirm. This opinion will not be published. 2010AP2216-FT In the matter ...

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2010AP1026 In the matter of the mental commitment to Dennis H.

Civil Commitment Sufficiency of the evidence Dennis H. appeals an order of commitment and an order for involuntary medication and treatment. He claims the evidence presented at the commitment hearing was insufficient to support the orders. We affirm. This opinion will not be published. 2010AP1026 In the matter of the mental commitment to Dennis H. Dist III, Barron County, Doyle, ...

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