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First, to get her out of the home you can file an eviction just as she is a renter. You have to go through the same notice and lawsuit provisions as if she was a renter. At the end of the process the judge will issue an order telling her to leave. If refuses to obey the order the judge will then order law enforcement to remove her. However, if you are wanting to have her removed and force her into treatment the first step you can take is to contact the local Adult Protective Services or local mental health agency and explain the problem. Sometimes (occasionally) they will take the initiative and file for an involuntary commitment through the courts.
More often, unfortunately, they will not take any action other than to give you a few pamphlets or something, if that is what happens then your only choice is to hire a private attorney and have them file for an order removing her from the home and an involuntary commitment. It would be a little more difficult than normal since your attorney will probably have to subpoena her mental health records to present to the court. However, if she is observed in the kind of behavior that you relate by the local police or in court the judge is judge going to grant the order and have her admitted and evaluated.
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