Involuntary Commitment Burden Of Proof  

An involuntary commitment is a practice in law where a person is forcibly or against will retired to a mental health hospital or a psychiatric ward for his or her own good.

To put it more elaborately it is a situation where a person is not in the mental state or health to make his or her own decisions and the law takes over and decides for them.

Many countries have mental health laws and in the United States it takes a lot of time and evaluation to decide the mental condition and state of a person. Any mental condition like multiple personality disorder, madness, schizophrenia or split personality has no time or duration for cure. In other words, either the cure can continue for a long duration or the person can get cured in a few months time. Knowing this, the United States law has determined that any person in an involuntary commitment case can be handled by the doctor, psychiatrist and sheriff; and in case the patient needs an extension for treatment, it has to be obtained legally through the court.

Sometimes there have been cases where a person after some time of treatment appears to be perfectly normal and would not like to continue treatment. In such cases the burden of proof is lies on the patient where the patient would need to prove to the court that he or she is perfectly normal and can continue their life normally. The court might require them to go through extensive tests to prove their normalcy. That is why it is called involuntary commitment burden of proof.

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