Month: December 2022

Anatomy of a Baker Act: Week 4

How is the term “Mental Illness” defined in Florida? Please read the following quotation from the form, Report of Law Enforcement Officer Initiating Involuntary Examination: “Mental illness” means an impairment of the mental or emotional processes that exercise conscious control of one’s actions or of the ability to perceive or understand reality, which impairment substantially …

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