FILED: May 16, 2007

IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF OREGON

In the Matter of J. L. B., Alleged to be a Mentally Ill Person.

STATE OF OREGON,

Respondent,

v.

J. L. B.,

Appellant.

Multnomah County Circuit Court
060868473; A133369

L. Randall Weisberg, Judge pro tempore.

Submitted on record and briefs April 6, 2007.

Lance D. Perdue filed the brief for appellant.

Hardy Myers, Attorney General, Mary H. Williams, Solicitor General, and Michael R. Washington, Senior Assistant Attorney General, filed the brief for respondent.

Before Haselton, Presiding Judge, and Armstrong and Rosenblum, Judges.

PER CURIAM

Reversed.

PER CURIAM

Appellant in this mental commitment case appeals a judgment committing him to the Mental Health Division for treatment for a period of time not to exceed 180 days. ORS 426.130. The trial court found that appellant suffers from a mental disorder and is unable to provide for his basic personal needs. A discussion of the facts would be of no benefit to the bench and bar. The state concedes that the record lacks clear and convincing evidence that defendant's mental illness causes him to be unable to provide for his basic personal needs. On de novo review, we find the state's concession to be well-founded and accept it.

Reversed.


Top of page Go home