Interest of B.L.S.

20060216 In the Interest of B.L.S.

Rick Eckroth, Petitioner and Appellee
v.
B.L.S., Respondent and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, South Central Judicial District, Morton County
Judge Sonna M. Anderson
Nature of Action: Mental Health
Counsel:
Appellant: Gregory Ian Runge
Appellee: Brian David Grosinger , Asst. State's Attorney
Term: 08/2006   Argument: 08/23/2006  9:30am
ND cite: 2006 ND 188
NW cite: 721 N.W.2d 50


Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether there was clear and convincing evidence to show that the respondent was "Mentally ill" and a "person requiring treatment" pursuant to 25-03.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code.
II. Whether there was clear and convincing evidence to show that authorization for forced medication on the respondent was proper pursuant to 25-03.1-18.1 of the North Dakota Century Code.
III. Whether the respondent was legally proficient to waive his right to legal counsel and waive his right to the seven day notice required under N.D.C.C.  25-03.1-18.1.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Wherther there was clear and convincing evidence that the respondent is mentally ill and a person requiring treatment.
II. Whether the court correctly handled the issue of forced medication.
III. Whether there is relief to be granted to the respondent on the issue of waiver of counsel.

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Docket entries:
108/09/2006 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 08/09/2006
208/09/2006 RECORD ON APPEAL
308/09/2006 APPELLANT BRIEF
408/09/2006 APPELLANT APPENDIX
508/10/2006 Notice of Intent to Appear at oral argument
608/10/2006 DISK - atb (CD-Rom)
708/11/2006 Tape of prliminary hearing dated June 30, 2006
808/11/2006 Certificate of Service of copies of June 30, 2006 tape
908/11/2006 APPELLEE BRIEF
1008/11/2006 DISK - aeb
1108/14/2006 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
1208/15/2006 Tapes (4) of Treatment Hearing dated July 11, 2006 & Certificate of Service
1308/15/2006 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Hodny, William F.
1408/15/2006 Supplemental Clerk's Certificate dated August 14, 2006 (Entry No. 34)
1508/17/2006 2nd Supplemental Clark's Certificate dated 8-15-06 (Entry No. 35 & 36)
1608/21/2006 Two replacement tapes of Treatment Hearing dated 7-11-06 (replaces tapes filed 8-15-06)
1708/23/2006 APPEARANCES: Gregory I. Runge, B.L.S.; Brian D. Grosinger
1808/23/2006 ARGUED: Runge, B.L.S., Grosinger
1908/28/2006 DISPOSITION: REVERSED AND REMANDED
2008/28/2006 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2108/28/2006 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2208/28/2006 MANDATE
2308/30/2006 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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