Chapter 51 Commitments

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Upon notification of a detention, the Fond du Lac County Probate Office prepares the file and necessary documents for the probable cause hearing. Ensures legal counsel is obtained for the subject. If probable cause is found, arrangements for psychiatric evaluations in adult alcoholic, mental and drug dependent commitments are made. The Register in Probate Office clerks the final hearing before the Court. Processes billing statements involved with the commitment proceedings. Reimbursement for the cost of proceedings for out-of-county residents is sought through the Fond du Lac County Probate Office.