What is the Marchman Act?
Chapter 397 of the Florida Statutes is know as the, Hal S Marchman Alcohol and Other Drug Services Act of 1993. It provides for the involuntary or voluntary assessment and stabilization of a person allegedly abusing substances like drugs or alcohol, and provides for treatment of substance abuse.

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1. What is the Marchman Act?
2. What is a voluntary Marchman Act admission?
3. What is an involuntary admission for assessment and stabilization?
4. Who files the Petition for Involuntary Assessment and Stabilization?
5. What do I need to bring with me to the Clerk's Office to file a petition to have a person evaluated?
6. What happens after I file the petition?
7. Where can I find more information about the Marchman Act?