West Virginia 12-hour Order For Detention Hearing On

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					          IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF _______________ COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE: Involuntary Hospitalization of:
                                                                                                   Case No. ________- MH -________

                        ORDER: FOR DETENTION AND HEARING
                                                 [W.Va. Code: §27-5-2(b)(6)]
                           [FOR HEARING TO BE HELD WITHIN TWELVE HOURS - W.Va. Code: §27-5-2(b)(4)]

         On the _______ day of ____________________, 20_____, came the movant, ________________________________,

who is (relationship to Respondent) ____________________________________________, and moved this Court to order that the
above-named Respondent be taken into custody and detained for the purposes of a hearing pursuant to the provisions of West Virginia

Code: § 27-5-2 (b)(6) for the failure or refusal of the Respondent to comply with the terms of the Voluntary Treatment Agreement.
         This Court FINDS the motion sets forth facts which are sufficient to meet the requirements for detention, custody and

hearing as provided by West Virginia Code: § 27-5-2(b)(6).
         Accordingly, it is ORDERED that the Sheriff of this County shall forthwith take into custody, detain, and thereafter bring

the Respondent before this Court for the purpose of conducting a hearing upon said motion. Inasmuch as the Circuit Court has
previously     entered    an    standing   administrative    order,   to-wit:    number     ____________,       establishing   within

_________________County/Circuit a program which assures the safety and humane treatment of respondents while awaiting a
hearing, the hearing shall be held on the ______ day of _________________________, 20 _____, at the hour of

____________________M, no longer than 12 hours after entry of order.

         The Clerk shall enter the foregoing as of the date first above written and transmit attested copies thereof to the Sheriff of

this County, to ______________________________ Mental Health Center/Treatment Provider, Prosecuting Attorney, and to the
Respondent's counsel of record in this matter.

Enter date and time of entry of order:

date:____________time:__________M                    ___________________________________________________________
                                                     MAGISTRATE / MENTAL HYGIENE COMMISSIONER / CIRCUIT JUDGE

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