Marchman Act Pasco County

Marchman Act Pasco County

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Pasco County Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Marchman Act Addiction Treatment helps you and your loved ones find court ordered drug and alcohol treatment under the Marchman Act and Baker Act in the Pasco County, FL cities listed below: 

  • Aripeka
  • Crystal Springs
  • Dade City
  • Holiday
  • Hudson
  • Lacoochee
  • Land O Lakes
  • New Port Richey
  • Port Richey
  • Saint Leo
  • San Antonio
  • Spring Hill
  • Trilby
  • Wesley Chapel
  • Zephyrhills

The Marchman Act in Florida allows you to file a petition for court-ordered assessment and involuntary addiction treatment for someone you know who is struggling with substance abuse. In Pasco County, Florida, you can ask the court to order an evaluation of an adult or a minor who is unable to recognize their own need for addiction treatment.

Marchman Act Florida requirements include providing evidence that the respondent has refused an evaluation and/or treatment, the respondent may present a danger to themselves or others, that a state-funded rehab in Florida has availability, or that there are funds available to pay for private care.

File for the Marchman Act in Pasco County with the Clerk & Comptroller’s offices at:

Robert D. Sumner Judicial Center

38053 Live Oak Avenue, Suite 207

Dade City, FL 33523-3805

Phone: (352) 521-4542, Option 4

Toll Free: (800) 368-2411, Ext. 4542


West Pasco Judicial Center

7530 Little Road, Suite 104

New Port Richey, FL 34654-5598

Phone: (727) 847-8031, Option 4

Toll Free: (800) 368-2411, Ext. 8031

More information about filing for the Marchman Act in Pasco County:

In Pasco County, you must complete a document titled “A Petitioner’s Responsibilities Under The Hal Marchman Act” and submit it with your petition to one of the two locations listed above. If the court enters an Ex Parte order, the Sheriff will take the respondent into custody and deliver them to the service provider named in your petition. They may be kept for involuntary assessment and stabilization for not more than 5 days.

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