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Care & treatment case files

Creator: Montgomery County. Probate Court

Date: 1911 - 1947

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: AR 6456-AR 6469 (Dockets [cases] #236 - 2478 (1911-1947))

Unit ID: 215809

Restrictions: Restricted: KSA 45-221(a)(3); possibly HIPAA, others.

Abstract: Documents filed with the Montgomery County Probate Court in Independence, Kan., in cases no. 236 - 2478 relating to proceedings where individuals are suspected of lunacy. Documents in a case file typically include an Affidavit of lunacy; Examining physicians' report; Certificate of residence; Financial statement; Bill of costs & lunacy certificate to county commissioners; Journal entries, notices to counsel, members of investigating commission, patient, & female attendant and of want of room at hospitals; orders for inquest by commission & hearing, appointing counsel & female attendant, fixing fee of counsel, and for admission to State hospital; Lunacy warrant; Precept in lunacy; witness documents; correspondence; and Report of commission & judgment.

Space Required/Quantity: 0.14 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Care & treatment case files

Administrative History

Administrative History: Probate court founded when the county was established in 1867. Headquarters in Independence with a Coffeyville Division in that city. Part of the 14th Judicial District.

Scope and Content


Locator Contents
020-09-10-01  Dockets [cases] 236 - 2478 (1911-1947) (Microfilm AR 6456 - AR 6469) 

Index Terms


    Montgomery County (Kan.)
    Insanity (Law) -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- Kansas -- Montgomery County
    Court records -- Kansas -- Montgomery County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Montgomery County. Courts. Probate Court.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Restricted: KSA 45-221(a)(3); possibly HIPAA, others.

Reproduction: Microfilm. [Independence, Kan.? : Montgomery County Probate Court?, ca. 1967?]

Holder of originals: Originals presumably held by the Montgomery County District Court (Independence, Kan.)