Jackson, TN asked in Uncategorized for Tennessee

Q: How long can a facility keep my wife on an emergency invoulentary commitment

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your ordeal. If this is a medical facility, try to get in touch with the administrative staff or social workers. It could be difficult to get through due to many facilities operating short-handed, and medical professionals being in acute short supply. If her commitment is related to symptoms involving the virus, there may not be very much that an attorney could do. If it is due to something else, you could contact a Tennessee attorney or Legal Aid and try to set up a brief consult to relay the circumstances of the commitment and to learn if there are any options. Your post is open for two weeks - I hope that at the time of this writing, she is home with you, or that she will be out soon. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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