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What state is he in?
he is currently in New Orleans. I live in Washington state.
OK. Let me look something up.
Take a look at the statute below:
RS § 28:52.4 - Admission by relative
Basically, under RS 28:53.2, a person can be taken into custody if they are suffering from a mental disease or from drug addiction.
Here is RS 28:53.2: http://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2011/rs/title28/rs28-53-2/
Glad to help. You should consider hiring a lawyer in N.O. to assist you with an involuntary commitment.
Can I help you with anything else?
Since I don't have proof he has relapsed, since he refuses to stay in contact, I don't think involuntary committment is the answer. He doesn't return messages or letters I have mailed to him for the past 30 days. Prior to that when I BELIEVE he was clean, he would call me once per week to say how great he's doing. Now all contact has been lost.
If you had to, and you have the money, you can hire a private investigator.
ok. thank you.
Does that answer your question?
no. I am one step out the door from being homeless so hiring a private investigator is not an option...thank you.
I don't know what to tell you otherwise. If you don't have some proof he's relapsed and he doesn't want contact with you, there isn't much else you can do.
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