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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 7.2221. Papers to be filed

(a) Petition packet (§ 5975)

A petition to commence CARE Act proceedings must be made on Petition to Commence CARE Act Proceedings (form CARE-100). The petition must include either:

(1)  A completed Mental Health Declaration-CARE Act Proceedings (form CARE-101); or

(2)  The evidence described in section 5975(d)(2).

(b) Acceptance of papers for filing

On receipt of a petition, the clerk must file the petition packet, assign a case number, and place the packet in a confidential file.

Rule 7.2221 adopted effective September 1, 2023.

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