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Crooked Mechanics, Admitting Someone to a Psychiatric Hospital, and More Legal Advice – Free Joe Friday 6/24/11
What is needed to admit someone to a psychiatric hospital, a power of attorney for healthcare or an LPS conservatorship? I work in a Psych hospital and this question keeps coming up.
Every Friday, attorney Joe Escalante answers legal questions for free on the LegalZoom Facebook Page. Did you miss last week’s Free Joe Friday? Don’t worry. We’ve got it all right here. Marilyn: Hi Joe… My question is: I have POA and MPOA for my mother who has ALZ… My brother was also on the documents [...]
The Florida case of a woman prohibited from visiting her partner of 18 years as she lay dying in a hospital has inspired President Obama to move forward on one of his campaign promises: to require hospitals that receive federal funding to allow visitors designated by the patient without consideration of “race, color, national origin, [...]