OLR Research Report


October 21, 2002

 

2002-R-0848

INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT LAW

By: Christopher Reinhart, Associate Attorney

I. Definitions

II. The Commitment Process

III. Emergency Confinement

IV. Commitment After a Voluntary Admission

V. Commitment After Expiration of Period Specified in Court Order

VI. Hearings After Commitment

VII. Transferring Psychiatric Patients