Mental Health

Orders to Apprehend (Lay Affidavits)

For information please contact or (404) 371-2918.

Involuntary Commitment Petitions (filed by Hospitals only)

Must be e-Filed via Odyssey eFile Georgia. To e-file you must create an e-file account. Visit or  You will be prompted to “SIGN IN” or “REGISTER.”  After you sign in, for LOCATION select DeKalb County Probate Court; for CATEGORY select Probate or Mental Health; for CASE TYPE select Adult Guardianship or Mental Health, then proceed with your filing.

For more information please contact or call (404) 687-3455.