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Experience:  29 Years Experience in Family Law
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I would like to know about a hospital placing a patient in

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I would like to know about a hospital placing a patient in protective custody and gives the patient an alias. Is this an illegal act? Does the hospital have to file a protection order, and in what court would this document be? If said hospital has a police division, who governs this division? I. E. County or state officials.
JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?
Customer: I am in Ohio, and the incident is on going, from May 14, 2017
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I went to all three courts and nothing has been filed in Municipal, Common Pleas or Family Court.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: This is my Son, and he is in a nursing home because of the actions of a drunk driver, and I have even filed a missing persons report on him. The nursing facility where he is now says that they do not have a patient by his Legal Name or by the alias that the hospital slipped up and gave me. When we found him there the charge nurse claimed to have a court order that keeps me away from my son. He is recovering from a tbi, and his short term memory was severely impacted and he is not orientated to people places and time.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
the driver of the automobile was issued a citation earlier that day, but his vehicle was not towed. He has been indicted by the county prosecutor.
Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

Welcome to JA and thank you for your question.

Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

How old was the driver?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
He is in his late 20's
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I can't afford to pay that amount at this time.
Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

Please ignore any phone call requests.

I would demand to see the court order. The hospital is governed by the State Health and Human Services Department

Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

Are you still with me?

Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

This a link you can contact to file a complaint

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Expert:  Attorney2 replied 4 months ago.

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