Mental Illness Forms & Services

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Mental Illness

The Probate Court oversees the involuntary civil commitment process of individuals who are alleged to be mentally ill or mentally retarded. The Court conducts hearings to determine whether the individual is subject to hospitalization and to determine the length and place of treatment. All individuals involved have legal representation throughout the process. These proceedings and records are confidential by law.

Duties & Contact Information

If you have questions regarding Mental Illness proceedings contact Deputy Clerk, Kathy Pence at (937) 521-1847.

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Clark County Mental Health
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Richard P. Carey, Judge

Probate Court

50 E. Columbia St.
5th floor
Springfield, OH 45502


(937) 521-1845


(937) 328-2589



Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm