Judicial Commitment and Interdiction

Authored By: Acadiana Legal Service Corporation

This brochure describes commitment, interdiction and other means of handling a situation where a person cannot make decisions for him or herself. Judicial Commitment is the process by which an individual is ordered by a court to receive treatment in a specific facility or location. Interdiction is a process that deprives a person of some or all of their rights. This includes the right to vote, marry, decide where to live, what doctor to see, etc.

Judicial Commitment & Interdiction

Last Review and Update: Oct 29, 2021
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