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Category: Family Law
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Experience:  Family Law - Specialist in Divorce, Financial Relief and Children Matters
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My husband is detained in hospital under section 2 of the

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hi, my husband is detained in hospital under section 2 of the mental health act. i would like to know what are my legal obligations and my writes. i am intending to divorce and we also have a child together.
thank you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Can my husband choose his next of kin or by law as his wife I am automatically his legal next of kin
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Harris replied 2 years ago.
Hi, thanks for your question.
As his wife you would automatically be his nearest relative for the mental health purposes and you will be consulted if there is a decision to place him on Section 3.
Are you separated and if so, how long have you been separated for. If not, has there been unreasonable behaviour by your husband towards you?
Expert:  Harris replied 2 years ago.
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