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ERIC Number: ED471672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-May
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Finding Help When You're in Trouble with the Law: A Handbook for Persons with Mental Illness and Their Families.
This handbook presents information and answers questions for persons with mental illness who are in trouble with the law and need legal representation. Topics addressed include finding and hiring a lawyer, the lawyers role and responsibilities, how a mental illness may affect court proceedings, and the legal process. A second section contains information geared specifically toward families of persons with mental illness. (GCP)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Univ., Austin. Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Produced by Texas Appleseed.