Kansas Probate Form 2235

Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse)

Everything you need to know about Kansas Form 2235, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related KS probate forms.

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About Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse)

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) is a commonly used form within Kansas. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

This form may be adapted for use in cases in which there was a jury trial. In this form, the terms and conditions of outpatient treatment are personalized. Users of the form may also be interested in a checklist format used by some counties in mental illness cases. See Form 2133.

Atticus Fast Facts About Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse):

  • This form pertains to the State of Kansas

  • The relevant probate statute or Kansas laws related to this form include: K.S.A. 59-29b67(c)

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about Kansas’s Form 2235 - Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form 2235

Step 1 - Download the correct Kansas form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Kansas probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form 2235, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in KS are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form 2235 online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form 2235 witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Kansas.

5 reasons you should submit 2235 as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Kansas can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Kansas. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of Kansas is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Kansas probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Kansas probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form 2235, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit Form 2235 Online

Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Kansas probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Kansas.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form 2235 - Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Kansas probate court office.

Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Kansas-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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Did you know?

  • Form 2235 - Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse) is a probate form in Kansas.

  • This form may be adapted for use in cases in which there was a jury trial. In this form, the terms and conditions of outpatient treatment are personalized. Users of the form may also be interested in a checklist format used by some counties in mental illness cases. See Form 2133.

  • Kansas has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Kansas.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Kansas, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse)

This form may be adapted for use in cases in which there was a jury trial. In this form, the terms and conditions of outpatient treatment are personalized. Users of the form may also be interested in a checklist format used by some counties in mental illness cases. See Form 2133.

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding

The Exact Text on Form 2235

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Kansas Form 2235 - Order For Outpatient Treatment (Substance Abuse). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

2200-48 Kansas Probate Forms 3d 2235 (CAPTION) ORDER FOR OUTPATIENT TREATMENT NOW, on this day, the Court hears the verified Petition to Determine a Person to be a Person with an Alcohol or Substance Abuse Problem Subject to Involuntary Commitment for Care and Treatment. Petitioner appears in person and by John Smith. The patient appears in person and by patient’s attorney, W.B. Pleader. After hearing all the evidence, statements and arguments of counsel, the Court finds: 1. By clear and convincing evidence, Carrie Lynn is a person with an alcohol or substance abuse problem subject to involuntary commitment for care and treatment. 2. The patient is likely to comply with an outpatient treatment order; and the patient will not likely be a danger to the community, or be likely to cause harm to self or others, while subject to an outpatient treatment order. 3. Apache Substance Abuse Center consents to treat the patient on an outpatient basis under the terms and conditions set forth by the Court. THE COURT ORDERS that Carrie Lynn receive outpatient treatment on the following terms and conditions: 1. The patient shall comply with all directives and treatment required by the head of the outpatient treatment facility, or the head’s designee. 2. The patient shall comply with the following specific conditions: the patient is not to enter any establishment where alcohol is served, is not to ingest alcohol, and is to attend at least five Alcoholics Anonymous meetings per week. 3. The Court makes the following orders deemed appropriate to provide for monitoring the patient’s progress and compliance with outpatient treatment: the patient is to submit to appropriate screening as determined by the treatment facility. 4. The treatment facility shall immediately report to the Court any material noncompliance by the patient with the outpatient treatment order. 5. The patient shall receive outpatient treatment until October 22, 2010, which date is not later than three months from the date of the trial, subject to further order of the Court. 2021 2200-49 Kansas Probate Forms 3d THE COURT FURTHER ORDERS: 1. The head of the treatment facility then furnishing treatment to the patient shall submit to the Court a written report summarizing the treatment provided and the findings and recommendations of the treatment facility concerning the need for further treatment not later than October 8, 2010. 2. This Court shall retain jurisdiction to modify or revoke this outpatient order at any time on its own motion, on the motion of any counsel of record or upon notice from the treatment facility of any need for new conditions in the outpatient treatment order or of material noncompliance by the patient with the outpatient treatment order; however, if venue of the matter is subsequently transferred to another court, then the court having venue of the matter shall have such jurisdiction to modify or revoke the outpatient treatment order. 3. A copy of this Order shall be provided to the head of the treatment facility and shall be served upon the treatment facility, the patient, patient’s legal guardian, patient’s attorney, and patient’s spouse or nearest relative, by the district attorney by mail. THIS ORDER IS EFFECTIVE as of the date and time shown on the electronic file stamp. (AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE) (See Form 2227) Reference K.S.A. 59-29b67(c). Comment This form may be adapted for use in cases in which there was a jury trial. In this form, the terms and conditions of outpatient treatment are personalized. Users of the form may also be interested in a checklist format used by some counties in mental illness cases. See Form 2\\u001833. 2021

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