Your friend/acquaintance must reside in Miami-Dade County and cannot be in jail or in the hospital.
You must know your friend/acquaintance’s address, date of birth, age, height and weight.
You must have personal knowledge of your friend/acquaintance’s behavior.
You must believe that your friend/acquaintance is mentally ill and because of his or her mental illness, your friend/acquaintance has refused voluntary examination or is unable to determine whether an examination is necessary.
Your friend/acquaintance is likely to suffer from neglect or refuse to care for himself/herself.
There is a substantial likelihood that without care or treatment, your friend/acquaintance will cause seriously bodily harm to himself/herself or others in the near future.