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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 7.2240. Joinder of local government entity (§ 5977.1(d)(4))

(a) Order to show cause

Before granting a motion or request to join as a party to the proceedings another local government entity that would be required to provide a service or support under a proposed CARE plan, the court must:

(1)  Order the local government entity and all parties to show cause why the entity should not be joined as a party to the CARE Act proceedings and ordered to provide the service or support; and

(2)  Set the hearing on the order to show cause no fewer than 15 calendar days after the date of the order's issuance.

(b) Manner of service

The moving party must serve the order to show cause on the local government entity in the manner of a summons as provided in Code of Civil Procedure sections 415.10 and 416.50.

Rule 7.2240 adopted effective September 1, 2023.

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