Mental Health

Our legal services are designed to help people in the following situations:

  • You are being kept against your will in hospital and request an early psychiatric discharge
  • You want to appeal against the hospital’s decision so you can go home
  • You are not sure if you can claim for compensation against the hospital for unlawful detention
  • You want representation to disagree with a Community Treatment Order or Financial Management Order applications
  • You need to deal with the Mental Health Review Tribunal (MHRT) or Guardianship Tribunal (NCAT)
  • You are a refugee and need legal assistance
  • You have been charged with a criminal offence
  • You believe that you have suffered from medical or professional negligence
  • Family Law and Mental health
  • Psychiatric/development disability of the mind issues concerning fitness to stand trial in a criminal case
  • Limiting Term set by the Supreme Court and review by the Mental Health Review Tribunal (Forensic)