Category Archives: Avoiding Liability Bulletin

April Check-In: Review Your Practice

The purpose of this issue of the Bulletin is to review aspects of practice that may raise questions or dilemmas for practitioners and [...]

Child Abuse Reporting Issues

One area of practice that can create a dilemma for practitioners is when a minor patient informs the treating practitioner that she is [...]

Complaints Against Child Custody Evaluators

One of the common complaints against practitioners who are allowed by state law to perform child custody evaluations comes from the [...]

October’s True or False Answers – Part 3

Some practitioners try to avoid seeing clients who are or may be involved with litigation – whether it be a bitter custody battle [...]

October’s True or False Answers – Part 2

In the October 2019 issue of this Bulletin, I asked twenty-five questions regarding various areas of practice (and the law) that may be [...]

Jonathan Rubin, Attorney at Law

Lawyer Limelight Featuring Jonathan Rubin, Attorney at Law Jonathan Rubin has …

October’s True or False Answers

Avoiding Liability Bulletin – November 2019 NOTE: In the October …

True or False

Something different this month! Answering (true/false/ depends!) and pondering the following questions will test your knowledge of some [...]

PSYCHOTHERAPIST-PATIENT SEX -Retrospective and Perspective

In the late 1980’s I asked a question of a group of therapists who were providing me with their input as I prepared to draft [...]

Scope of License / Child Abuse Reporting  / Signed Authorization to Release Confidential Information

In the May 2019 issue of this Bulletin, I asked whether the reader (presumably, a licensed mental health practitioner) was permitted to [...]

Emancipated Minors and Child Abuse | Abuse of a Spouse – Can It Ever Be Lawfully Reported By The Practitioner?

In last month’s Avoiding Liability Bulletin, I wrote about child abuse reporting laws and the circumstances under which a failure to [...]

Scope of License / Failure to Report Child Abuse

Malpractice (professional liability) insurance does not typically provide coverage for claims or suits arising out of any business or [...]

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