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Can a hospital hold me against my will without a thorough psychological evaluation?
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Dear Customer,

Thank you for posting your legal question today. I'm attorney Bill offering assistance and support to your unlawful confinement / wrongful imprisonment question today.

emergency committal and confinement must follow certain statutory procedures that include a psychological evaluation and report.

Thereafter you are entitled to a full hearing on any detention and periodic review assessments on the need to keep you in a hospital.

How long have you been confined and what court hearing if any has been held ?

Have you received any paperwork in relation to your confinement ?

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