Legal Advice for Mental Health — 32 results
Written by attorney Jonathan Nye, about 3 years ago.
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This is a complex and fascinating area of law that is important to
patients, clients, lawyers, and health and human service professionals... more
Written by attorney John McEntire, almost 3 years ago.
If your client appears to be suffering from mental health issues, then consider taking the following actions:
Written by attorney Diane L. Mader, over 4 years ago.
What do coaches do in a collaborative divorce? Coaches meet individually with divorcing spouses and assess what each client needs.
Frequent roles for coaches include providing education... more
Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.
Mental Health Professionals Are a Part Of The Collaborative Divorce Team Collaborative Divorce is one of the newest trends in the law in which each party has a team which consists of a... more
Written by attorney Stann Givens, about 5 years ago.
MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS IN CHILD CUSTODY CASES (part one) There is nothing more important than the welfare of your children. When you are headed for a breakup of your relationship with the... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Hammerschmidt, about 3 years ago.
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Arizona mass-shooting suspect Jared Loughner will return to the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisonersin Springfield, Missouri... more
Written by attorney Rixon Rafter, about 3 years ago.
The Code of Virginia provides at 20-124.2 that:
D. In any case in which custody or visitation of minor children is at issue, whether in a circuit or district court, the court may order an... more
Written by attorney Robert McCarthy, over 3 years ago.
At least six factors must be considered by courts in Massachusetts in arriving at a substituted judgment decision.
(1) Expressed preferences of the person involved;
(2) Strength of... more
Written by attorney Joni L. Landy, over 5 years ago.
Prohibitions on Financial and Treatment Limitations Existing law permits plans to limit the number of treatments or impose different cost sharing requirements for mental health benefits.... more
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, over 5 years ago.
Patient Rights At all times in the legal process, patients have the right to agree to entry of a court order detaining them in a facility. Involuntary commitment should not be confused... more