A guide to involuntary commitment legal procedures. In the mental health community, involuntary commitment is considered a “last resort” option. It is the use of legal means to commit a person to a mental hospital or psychiatric ward against their will or over their protests.
Protective orders are civil court orders designed to cease acts of violence, threatening, harassing, or stalking by abusers. The Ending the Violence pamphlet discusses the basics on eligibility for a protective order, the procedure for obtaining a protective order, and the manner in which a protective order operates in Texas.
If your child’s school district has closed due to a natural disaster, your child can enroll in school elsewhere.
When disaster happens, making sure your loved ones are safe and protected is your number one priority. Dealing with the aftermath
often involves having to replace necessary documents. This guide is intended to be an abbreviated checklist to help you obtain
replacements of some of those necessary documents.