Implementations of Tarasoff in the U.S.
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If you don’t work in California, does Tarasoff apply to you? Most states have adopted similar or modified versions of Tarasoff. In 26 states and Puerto Rico, Tarasoff applies much the same way as it does in California in that the duty is mandatory—ie, you may face civil liability, fines, or other penalties if you fail to warn/protect a potential victim.