My son was put into hakea on remand because he was physically unable to provide a urine sample. At Midland court he was

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Customer: Good afternoon, my son was put into hakea on remand because he was physically unable to provide a urine sample. At Midland court he was told by the magistrate that he would be better off in prison because his medication would be regular. He is 37 years old and was diagnosed with bipolar at 16. The doctor today after just two weeks has decided to stop his anti physcotic medication because he appears to be doing well. He is in trouble because he stopped his medication now they are stopping it. I do mot know who to ask for help, it is a recipe for disaster Irene
JA: What state/territory are they in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Western Australia, Hakea remand centre
JA: What steps have they taken so far?
Customer: he was initially on home detention with conditions that he see a psychiatrist, get counselling and attend community corrections. All of which he complied with fully . There was never a time when he didn’t take his medication during that period because I gave it to him. The medication causes urinary retention hence not being able to urinate. I know he went to corrections because I took him, at no time did he refuse,
JA: The Lawyer will be able to walk you through that. Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: It is a very complex situation, his lawyer is from legal aid and very difficult to get hold of.
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Hi, I’m John, solicitor, and reviewing your post, and may need to ask a few questions a long the way to assist you.

You have provided some excellent information, is there any more detail that you can assist with?

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I did not realise that you are an American site so will not be following up with my query . Can you please cancel my trial membership so I am not charged monthly
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I am in Australia

we can chat in this box as long as you need.

Concerning your important matter, what do you need to do is reach out to legalau it first thing tomorrow morning, you can go online to the website and make the necessary booking accordingly, with those details are below.

It is a difficult situation that you are dealing with at this present time, and the best way forward to help your son is with the assistance of a lawyer and legal aid will be able to act for your son in this particular matter

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