My ex husband and I have shared custody of our 2 daughters. My ex husband baker acted my as a form of discipline, he let's my kids run wild as long as it suits his needs. My daughter did not want to return home to her dad for unknown, underlying issues. I stated that I wanted her to come stay with me so we could work on the issues she was having. Instead he called the police and gave them old suicide notes that had been written 6 months prior. My daughter has had issues with cutting in the past that he has not sought out treatment for. The facility has not contacted me to inform me of anything. The facility has not contacted me to become more informed of the situation. Her 72 hours ex spires tomorrow but the facility is stating they want to keep her until Monday,can they do that?Can I terminate the baker act? The law states the person has to refuse prior attempts of treatment, but her father did not offer or seek prior treatment before the act was put in place. Please help..my daughter is terrified and wants to come home now.
No, you cannot reverse your daughter's baker acting. But you might be able to use the facts surrounding this against the husband in a petition for modification. YOu need an attorney for that.
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Only the supervising physician or a Judge can terminate the involuntary commitment.
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