BERNSTEIN LAW GROUP MENTAL HEALTH LAW

BALANCING HEALTH & RIGHTS

Mental health law is a complex field that includes elder care law, disability law, criminal law and a number of other legal areas.

Mental illness can affect a number of areas in a person's life, including their ability to:

  • Consent to medical procedures
  • Make decisions about their own finances and health
  • Make a valid will
  • Be considered criminally responsible for their actions

Stephen Bernstein sits on the panel of the Consent and Capacity Board, helping to decide matters of mental health for criminal and noncriminal matters. His experience in this field is invaluable to clients seeking our help in mental health matters, whether they are seeking to dispute a capacity or consent decision or seeking help for mentally ill family members.

Our Services

Our lawyer has appeared several times before mental health tribunals on the Consent and Capacity Board of the Ontario Review Board. This board makes decisions regarding:

  • Consent to treatment
  • Substitute decision-making
  • Involuntary admissions
  • Community treatment orders

If you need to appear before the board, we can talk to you about what is facing you or your family. We will listen to the circumstances of your case and let you know what the law says about your situation. We will also discuss your options and represent you if necessary.

Contact Bernstein Law Group

Find out how mental health law impacts your case or your personal situation. Call our Hamilton office as 905-546-1990 or contact us online.

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http://bernsteinlawgroup.ca/
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When people are seeking our services it is usually during one of the most stressful times in their lives. Whether you were injured or being charged with a crime, we are here to help you.

We treat all of our clients with the respect and care that they deserve. We aren’t afraid to put in long extended hours to ensure you and your families have the best possible case.

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