125.77  Service of notice.

Upon the filing of an application for involuntary commitment, the clerk shall docket the case and immediately notify a district court judge, a district associate judge, or magistrate who is admitted to the practice of law in this state, who shall review the application and accompanying documentation. The clerk shall send copies of the application and supporting documentation, together with the notice informing the respondent of the procedures required by this division, to the sheriff, for immediate service upon the respondent. If the respondent is taken into custody under section 125.81, service of the application, documentation, and notice upon the respondent shall be made at the time the respondent is taken into custody.

Section History: Early form

  [C75, 77, § 125.19(2); C79, 81, § 229.51(3); 82 Acts, ch 1212, § 5]

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 108, §1

Internal References

  Referred to in § 125.84, 125.85, 229.21, 229.45

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