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Is it a CA state or Federal Law to be treated by two

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Is it a CA state or Federal Law to be treated by two Psychiatrists in separate practices at the same time?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question. No, there is nothing illegal about being seen or treated by two different doctors that have separate practices, no matter what the specialty. However, if the reason or result of doing so is to "doctor shop" for purposes of obtaining controlled substances from each doctor, then that would violate CA and Federal law. You can read about the issues with doctor shopping by going to the following link, which is very thorough and accurate:

If, after reading all of the information at that Site, you still have follow up questions, please feel free to ask them. If none, then if you could take a moment to leave a positive rating in the box above, I will receive credit for assisting you today. Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how can you get simple changes (just a few pages) to an existing "living trust"? Just a a few pages of changes and notarizations need to be made to a huge living that is too fu of legal language. I am near 94526. Is their a good attorney who won't charge $3-5,000? Thank you!
Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry but I can't answer two different questions in one question thread. The Site (who I am not employed by) has rules that say a new question thread must be opened for each unrelated question. This new question is not related to your prior question, which you have yet to leave a rating or ask a follow up question on. You'll need to ask your new question under a new question box. Not my rule, the Sites and I don't want to lose my ability to earn a living on this Site by violating their rules.

Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 1 year ago.

Hello again,

I wanted to touch base with you and make sure that you did not have any follow up questions, related to your original question, for me from the answer I provided to you on the 1st. For some reason, the Experts are not always getting replies or ratings (at the top of the question/answer page you are viewing or in the pop up box for this question), which is how we get credit (paid by the Site) for our work, that the customer thinks have gone through. In your case I have not received your rating.

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