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Florida Mental Health Act - Wikipedia

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The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009 rev.)) ... The Baker Act allows for involuntary examination (what some call emergency or involuntary commitment). ... i...

Question and Answers about the Florida Involuntary Commitment ...

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Question and Answers about the Florida Involuntary Commitment Law – The Baker Act. Question: When does a patient need to be examined by a health ...

Baker Act Involuntary Examination: Criteria, Processes - Florida ...

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Involuntary Examination. Criteria, Processes and Timeframes s. 394.463, F.S. Ch. 65E-5.280, FAC. Intent. The Baker Act encourages the voluntary admission of ...

How to Baker Act Someone: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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Nov 4, 2015 ... Three Parts:Understanding the Baker ActInitiating an Involuntary ... for the involuntary inpatient placement (civil commitment) for someone ...

the baker act: mental health - The Health Law Firm

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This chapter discusses FLorida's Baker Act, the Law which aLLows the. invoLuntary commitment of individuals who poses a danger to them-. seLves or to others ...

Baker Act Cases, Involuntary Confinement - The Health Law Firm

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Baker Act Defense, Involuntary Baker Act Confinement, Involuntary Confinement in Hospital, Confinement in Baker Act Facility, Mental Health Confinement, ...

Release from Florida Involuntary Commitment? - Mental Health Rights

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May 5, 2015 ... Release from involuntary commitment is, also, similar state-to-state. ... Each person who is held under the Florida Baker Act can file a legal ...

Florida's Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works | The Fix

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Nov 17, 2014 ... Florida's Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works .... abuse and mental health care, “not just Marchman Acts and Baker Acts.”.

Baker Act - Escambia County Clerk of the Circuit Court

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An involuntary Baker Act admission occurs upon a finding by a court that (1) a person is mentally ill and, because of the mental illness, he/she has refused ...

FLORIDA LAW ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT

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Dec 20, 2012 ... A summary of Connecticut's law on involuntary commitment for substance ... Another Florida Act (the Florida Mental Health Act, or Baker Act) ...

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Involuntary Commitment Law in Florida – Citizens Commission on ...

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In Florida, the Involuntary Commitment law is referred to as the Baker Act. If someone you know has been involuntarily committed, you have the right to be fully ...

394.467 - Statutes & Constitution :View Statutes : Online Sunshine

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A person may be ordered for involuntary inpatient placement for treatment .... Orders concerning patients committed after successfully pleading not guilty by ...

Mental Health, time periods for involuntary commitment

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Subject: Mental Health, time periods for involuntary commitment ... MENTAL HEALTH ACT--BAKER ACT--INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT--time periods for ...