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The Baker Act

February 23, 2018 // 4 Comments

With regard to the recent tragic school shooting in Parkland Florida, there has been a lot of talk about why the shooter was not taken off the streets sooner using existing law in Florida called the Baker Act. Like so many other issues in the world of mental health, The Baker Act is poorly understood, but it is very powerful and has had a large role to play in numerous unwanted, involuntary, exploitative and abusive plenary guardianships. For a better understanding of the Baker act process and [- more...]