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Case No. 22-0952

In the Matter of V.H., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired, V.H.

Respondent appeals from a district court order affirming a magistrate’s decision continuing his commitment for mental health treatment. He argues the district court erred: (1) in denying his motion to represent himself in the district court proceedings; and (2) in finding he had committed a recent overt act sufficient to support the dangerousness element for civil commitment.

Trial Court Case No.:

Attorney for Appellant

Charles D. Paul

Attorneys for Appellee

Sarah A. Jennings, Assistant Attorney General
Eric H. Wessan, Assistant Attorneys General

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Sep 13, 2023 9:00 AM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 13, 2023

Other Information

Date Retained:
Feb 28, 2023
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