Our South Florida law firm focuses on family law. Some readers may view that term as synonymous for divorce. In practice, however, our attorneys have helped families struggling with many different kinds of issues. Our efforts have even included helping families stay together through times of substance abuse.
Although loved ones may feel helpless when they see another family member struggling with addition, there is legal assistance. Specifically, a state law called the Hal S. Marchman Alcohol and Other Drug Services Act of 1993 allows certain family members, friends or concerned adults to request court intervention in Florida on behalf of someone struggling with drug or alcohol addiction.