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Orders of Commitment

Creator: Shawnee County. Probate Court

Date: 1957-1965

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 191137

Restrictions: Restricted

Space Required/Quantity: 1.50 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Orders of Commitment

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Concerned with individual's ability to take care of him- or herself. Information can include case number and name of individual to be committed, order concerning where individual should be taken and/or how treated, record of petition and notice, information on commission who judged individual's competency, and probate judge's judgment, along with to which county or other entity proceedings should be taxed. Individuals were from all over the state of Kansas and often sent to the Topeka State Hospital.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Capacity and disability -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Fees, Administrative -- Kansas
    People with mental disabilities -- Care -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Courts. Probate Court.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Restricted