Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1952 NO. 205 > Jan 8 1952

Under section 51, chapter 139, Laws of 1951, the county shall bear the costs of detention of a mentally ill person when such costs cannot be borne by relatives or the estate, regardless of the fact that such mentally ill person qualifies for care under section 7, chapter 1, Laws of 1951.