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If you need information about a person undergoing a psychiatric evaluation regarding his or her competency to stand trial on a criminal offense, the case you are looking for is handled by the Criminal Division of the Court. These kinds of competency hearings are known as Rule 20 hearings. Call the main number of Criminal Court at 651-266-8180 for more information.
There is also a Mental Health Court program to assist individuals with a mental illness who have been charged with a criminal offense become and remain law-abiding
If you want to inquire about commitment of an individual to a psychiatric facility by a family member or guardian, this is known as Civil Commitment. Refer to the Civil Commitment page of this site for more information.