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Civil Practice – Involuntary Commitment – Evidence – Hearsay – Waivable Objection (access required)

  G.S. § 122C-268(f) says that a “respondent’s right to confront and cross-examine witnesses may not be denied.” This does not constitute a mandate to the trial court, so respondent’s attorney had the responsibility to object to alleged hearsay testimony from a nurse about what respondent’s mother told her. We affirm the trial court’s involuntary commitment order. It ...

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