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FBBE WILL PAY FOR REQUIRED MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE EVALUATIONS

April 18, 2019

Applicants to The Florida Bar who are asked to have an evaluation for potential mental health or substance abuse problems will have that evaluation paid for by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, under a new policy adopted effective March 21.

According to a FBBE press release, the new policy continues the Bar Examiners’ policies to promote wellness among law students and Bar applicants.

The FBBE will pay up to $3,000 per applicant for evaluations.

See the full article from the Florida Bar News.