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Civil Practice –  Involuntary Commitment – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Sufficiency of Affidavit – Waiver (access required)

Although respondent now contends the trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to order her involuntary commitment because Dr. Richard Benson’s petition lacked sufficient facts to show reasonable grounds for involuntary commitment, she did not challenge the sufficiency of the petition during the initial involuntary commitment hearing. Under our case law, we must therefore hold that ...

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