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Q: If MFT therapy starts in Hawaii and the client moves, Can therapy go on even if the client is no longer in Hawaii?

Hawaii revised Statutes.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 17, 2021

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. For MFT (marriage family therapy?) issues, a divorce or family law attorney could be able to offer meaningful input. There are headings for those those areas here. Not all questions get picked up, but if you wanted... View More

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Q: Can you cancel a chiropractor custom care plan?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 28, 2020

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It's possible you could, but the more important issue might be how the agreement/contract treats such a cancellation. It could establish damages for doing something like that. You could review the contract with a... View More

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Q: Doctor refuses to treat ADHD with medication an adult who was diagnosed but never treated as child?

If asked to justify their decision with the weighing of the potential benefits vs. potential drawbacks (as the prescribing guidelines say to do) and they refuse or don't justify their decision. What then

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 14, 2020

A Hawaii attorney could advise best, as state health or insurance laws could apply. However, you await a response for two weeks. As a general matter, without regard to jurisdiction, it does not appear to be a matter of medical malpractice, unless the refusal constitutes a beach of duty of medical... View More

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