Mental Health

The local hospitals are required to e-file petitions for involuntary commitment via odyssey e-file Georgia.  To e-file you must create an e-file account. Visit Click “file now” and 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 information about orders to apprehend (lay affidavits), please contact