What Is an RN's Responsibility in Obtaining Informed Consent?

Answer RNs are required to obtain informed consent from all patients. Informed consent allows the patient to make choices about his well-being and treatment options based upon full disclosure of medical t... Read More »

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How to Create an Informed Consent Document for Forensic Assessment in a Child Custody Case?

Informed consent refers to the legal standard in psychology practices by which a signed document verifies that the client is willingly submitting to the assessment, in this instance in a child cust... Read More »

In Florida do both parents have to consent to psychological treatment of a minor or can only one parent consent?

It might be helpful for you to contact the Child Protective Services in your home state. That would at least give you a start.

Is there any state where a 15-year-old girl can marry with one parent's consent or without needing consent at all?

%REPLIES% Answer Mississippi and in special cases Illinois. Also you can go to South Carolina. Answer Most states require the consent of only one parent. However, the following states require the ... Read More »

Why can women have an abortion without the father's consent BUT consent is needed for adoption?

I'm no lawyer but I would guess that until the baby is born the mothers rights are the most important in law, so she gets to decide what procedures she wants to go through. Once the baby is born t... Read More »