(405 ILCS 5/3-816)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-816)
Final orders; copies; appeal.
(a) Every final order entered by the court under this Act
shall be in writing and shall be accompanied by a statement on the record
of the court's findings of fact and conclusions of law. A copy of such
order shall be promptly given to the recipient or his or her attorney and
facility director of the facility or alternative treatment to which the
recipient is admitted or to the person in whose care and
custody the recipient is placed.
(b) An appeal from a final order may be taken in the same manner as in
other civil cases. Upon entry of a final order, the court shall notify
the recipient orally and in writing of his or her right to appeal and, if
or she is indigent,
of his or her right to a free transcript and counsel. The cost of the
transcript shall be paid pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 3-818 and
subsection (c) of Section 4-615
of this Code. If the recipient
wishes to appeal and is unable to obtain counsel, counsel shall be
appointed pursuant to Section 3-805.
(Source: P.A. 90-765, eff. 8-14-98.)