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Q: Our 28-year-old son is bipolar and has refused to take his medication. We are dealing with the aftermath of his second interaction with the police. Is it possible to get him admitted to a care facility without his cooperation?

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Brian T. Newman, Esq., from the law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford, P.C.:From your question, I can tell you are good parents that truly care about your son’s well-being, but before taking action to force your son into mental health treatment, you should be aware of the process and possible consequences it can have.. [Read More]

Q: What is "full tort" and "limited tort" and what is the difference between the two?

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Jimmy C. Chong, Esq., Chong Law Firm: As a personal injury attorney, when I ask a potential client who has been in a car accident if he or she has full tort or limited tort coverage, the response I receive most often is: "I have full coverage." There is a huge difference between full tort and full coverage.. [Read More]

Q: Can you be criminally charged for trash-talking on social media?

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Cary B. Hall, Esq., Law Offices of Cary B. Hall, LLC: Short answer: yes. Depending on your comments, what you post on social media sites could absolutely result in both criminal charges and a conviction).. [Read More]

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