Top Florida Marchman Act Lawyer Here to Protect Your Loved Ones From Addiction

In this day and age, the impact of addiction and substance abuse is unavoidable.
Fortunately, Florida’s Marchman Act is a powerful piece of legislation that permits the
involuntary commitment of an individual suffering from substance abuse disorder.

Passed in 1993, the Marchman Act requires a petition to be filed and reviewed. The Court can then order the assessment of an individual for up to five days, followed by 90 days of involuntary commitment. And, protected under federal HIPPA laws, all treatment remains confidential.

If your loved one needs treatment – and either won’t go into treatment, or won’t stay in treatment – we can help you. Treatment is not a magic pill, but your loved one’s chances of experiencing the miracle of recovery are significantly increased if they go into treatment.

Should an individual leave treatment prior to completion, they can be held in contempt and the court can use jail time as leverage to get them back into treatment.

The Marchman Act saves lives! And, it’s essential that the friends, family, and loved ones of those with a substance abuse disorder are aware of their options. At Drug and Alcohol Attorneys, our Marchman Attorney, Mark Astor, has helped thousands in Florida get the treatment they so badly need, and has saved countless lives in the process.

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Do NOT try and file a Marchman Act petition on your own…You need an experienced Marchman Act attorney to give your loved ones the best chance at a successful recovery!

  • Do You Have A Loved One In Crisis Due To Substance Abuse?
  • Are you in need of an effective way to help them get the care they need?
  • Have you exhausted all other attempts and don’t know where to turn?
  • Are you in need of a Marchman Act Attorney in Florida?


Our Experienced Marchman Act Attorneys can:

  • Obtain confidential, court-ordered drug and alcohol intervention, assessment
    and stabilization
  • Connect families with quality professionals and resources
  • Help individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues
  • Assist with treatment insurance (SSI, Medicare,Medicaid, cash pay)
  • Create and implement legal strategies
  • Give you peace of mind

Don’t waste another moment! Call 24/7 for a confidential consultation with Mark Astor, award-winning Florida Marchman Act Attorney, at 561 419-6095

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