2018 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 6 - Mental Health Service
Part 6 - Mandatory Outpatient Treatment
§ 33-6-612. Failure to appear where no affidavit by qualified mental health professional.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-6-612 (2018)
  • IF
  • (1) the qualified mental health professional has not filed an affidavit with the court regarding the person with mental illness or serious emotional disturbance, AND

  • (2) the person does not respond to the order to appear,


  • (3) the court shall order the person taken into custody, AND

  • (4) the officer who serves the order on the person shall take the person to the qualified mental health professional or the professional's appointed substitute.

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