Mental Health Appeals for Respondents Counsel: Protecting the Record - Webinar

When:  Apr 30, 2021
Respondents to involuntary mental health treatment have statutory rights to a hearing and to an appeal of that hearing. As their attorney, you have a duty to represent the respondents’ interests throughout this process. Our faculty will discuss maintaining as normal a client relationship as possible under Rule 1.14, and the difference between jurisdictional elements and statutory process. They will review case law for medications hearings, and teach you what counsel can do when a respondent requests an appeal.
- Keys to representing respondents to involuntary mental health treatment
- Ethics of attorney-client relationship in a mental health setting
- Appellate process in mental health hearings
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.
Please note that all Home Study products will be available approximately 2 weeks after the date of the live program.      


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