Legal Question in Health Care Law in California

if a child is 22 years old, never worked and lives with mom, severely depress but refuses to get medical treatment and now refuses to eat, what kind of authorization mom needs to show to doctors and hospital so she can get treatment.

Asked on 8/21/13, 11:40 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Kubler The Kubler Law Firm

"if a child is 22 years old, never worked and lives with mom" - NONE of this matters as they're an adult now.

"refuses to eat" - are they trying to kill themselves?

"what kind of authorization" -- Long term a Judge's or her own. Lawyer up.

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Answered on 8/23/13, 12:38 am


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