The Honorable Leticia Marques and the Honorable Lisa T. Munyon will be acting as a panel that provides a view from the bench regarding probate and guardianship matters in Orange County. This will include an update on new local procedures and policies in each of their respective divisions.
1.0 State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice
Meet the Honorable Greg A. Tynan along with his judicial assistant, Kisha Peel. An informal discussion via Zoom of Judge Tynan’s background and his policies, expectations, likes, dislikes, etc. for his courtroom. Also meet Judge Tynan’s judicial assistant and discuss her procedural preferences.
Chapter 394 of the Florida Statutes, known as “The Baker Act,” governs mental health services, including voluntary admissions (section 394.4625), involuntary examination (section 394.463) and involuntary placement (section 394.467). Enacted in 1971, the law was designed to protect the rights and liberty interests of citizens with mental illnesses and ensure public safety.