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My best friend was...

My best friend was recently admitted to a hospital and now they won't release him because they don't think he's capable of living home alone. He asked me to find an attorney. Can you please advise or refer?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

California

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

He's in the hospital and wants to get out.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That should do it.

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He cannot be kept against his will.martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Not acceptable. I do not want to pay $36 for a response that is of no help to me.
Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 5 months ago
what more can I answer for you?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Nothing.
Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 5 months ago
Good luck. We cannot represent customers. If there were something specific you wanted to know feel free to come back.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Your "answer" was useless. I will waive the $5 initial charge. If I am billed for anything more than that, I will contest it. Your so-called service is a scam.
Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 5 months ago

I am sorry to hear that. I offered to address anything else you need answered, and that is still available. You wont be charged. Have a nice day

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