Marchman Act Union County Florida (Marchman Act Lake Butler, Marchman Act Raiford, Marchman Act Worthington Springs)
Union County Marchman Act Filing Location:
Union County Courthouse, Room 103
55 W. Main Street
Lake Butler, Florida 32054
Union County Marchman Act Receiving Facilities:
Shands Vista Behavioral Health
4101 NW 89th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32060
Meridian Gainesville (Sid Martin Bridge House)
4400 SW 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608
Additional Notes: Marchman Act petition is filed with the Clerk of Court Union County Florida. If the Judge approves he will enter an order for Ex Parte, there may still be delay in waiting for a bed to become available at one of the two programs listed above. Once a bed becomes available the Union County Sheriff will deliver the respondent to the appropriate program for evaluation. Note Meridian no longer has state funding; they accept private payment or insurance only.
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