Dearborn, MI asked in Family Law for Michigan

Q: Im wondering whats is the criteria to request a minor child be discharged from a mental health facility. by his parent.

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
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  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: If the child has been committed through some legal means, which it sounds like, you will likely need to show he no longer has a need for those services. That means you'd likely need to hire another professional to assess him and render an opinion. You may be better off, time and money wise, to continue on the course of treatment as a means for his release.

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