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Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: General Information: Rules of Court: ROC Division VIII - Mental Health

2014 Division VIII - Mental Health Court

The following chapters are contained in the document above:

Chapter 1:
Court, Locations, Venue, Procedures

8.1.1 Mental Health Court (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.2 Mental Health Court Judge (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.3 Addresses and Telephone Numbers of the Mental Health Court (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.1.4 Venue (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.5 Pleadings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.6 Notice, Written (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.7 Notices Other than Written (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.8 Hearing Once Notified Cannot be Advanced (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.9 Preparation of Order or Judgment (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 2:
LPS Conservatorship

8.2.1 “Conservator” (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.2 “Conservatee” (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.3 Calendar Call (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.4 Service-Proof of Service (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.5 Subpoenas (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.6 Establishment of Conservatorship – A Referral Initiates The Establishment Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.7 Establishment of Conservatorship – Preparation and Filing of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.8 Establishment of Conservatorship - Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.9 Establishment of Conservatorship - Notice of Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.10 Establishment of Conservatorship – Term of Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.11 Establishment of Conservatorship – Preparation of Conservatorship Investigation Report (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.12 Establishment of Conservatorship – Hearing - Waiver of Presence of Physician (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.13 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Conservatee Unable or Unwilling to Attend Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.14 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing – Evidence (Conservatorship Referral Document) (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.15 Establishment of Conservatorship – Hearing – Evidence (Conservatorship Investigation Report) (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.16 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing – Appointment of Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.17 Establishment of Conservatorship - Preparation of Orders (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.18 Conservator – Request To Be Relieved (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.19 Conservator – Successor By Operation of Law (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.20 Conservator, Private – Relief For Non-Performance - Appointment of Interim Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.21 Rehearing - Time for Filing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.22 Rehearing – Issues Raised – Burden Of Proof (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.23 Rehearing – Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.24 Rehearing – Order – Preparation (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.25 – 8.2.30 [reserved]
8.2.31 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship – Notice Of Expiration (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.32 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship – Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.33 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Consent to Re-Establishment (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.34 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship – Hearing Procedures (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.35 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship – Termination of Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.36 – 8.2.40 [reserved]
8.2.41 Early Termination of Conservatorship – By Conservator’s Request (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.42 Early Termination of Conservatorship – By Conservatee’s Request (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.43 Early Termination of Conservatorship – Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.44 - 8.2.50 [reserved]
8.2.51 Jury Trial – Request (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.52 Jury Trial – Request Withdrawn (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.53 Post Verdict Matters (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 3:
Authorization for Conservator to Consent to Medical/Surgical Treatment for Conservatee

8.3.1 Authority For Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.2 Obtaining Authority For Medical Treatment (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.3 Hearing on Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.4 Notice (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.5 Transportation (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.6 Emergency Treatment (Adopted 7/1/2006))

Chapter 4:
Electroconvulsive Treatment

8.4.1 Conditions for Administering (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.2 Attorney's Consent to Patient's Capacity (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.3 Filing Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.4 Patient’s Attorney – Declaration Concerning Conflict of Interest (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.5 Treating Physician - Declaration Concerning Treatment (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.6 Change of Patient's Condition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.7 Appointment of Temporary Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 5:
Determination of Capacity of Mental Health Patients to Give or Withhold Informed Consent to Administration of Antipsychotic Medication (Riese Hearing)

8.5.1 Scope and Purpose (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.2 Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.3 Required Documents (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.4 Calendaring Hearings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.5 Attorney Duties (Adopted 7/1/2006; Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.6 Appointment of Hearing Officers (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.7 Treating Physician/Facility Representative (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.8 Surroundings of Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.9 Burden of Proof (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.10 Determination of Capacity (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.11 Patient Presence (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.12 Access to Records (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.13 Continuance of Hearings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.14 Determination (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.15 Confidentiality (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 6:
180 Days Post Certification Procedures for Imminent Dangerous Persons

8.6.1 Preparation of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.2 Filing and Service of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.3 Affidavits (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.4 Right to Attorney and Jury Trial (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 7:
Certification Review Hearings

8.7.1 Compliance with Welfare and Institutions Code (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.7.2 Procedures (Rev. 1/1/2013)

Chapter 8:
Writ of Habeas Corpus

8.8.1 Filing Petitions, Orders, Writs (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.2 Applications for Writ Seeking Release or Modification of Custody (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.3 Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.4 Time of Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 9:
Writ of Habeas Corpus Procedures for Minors Admitted to Private Psychiatric Facility By a Parent

8.9.1 Writ of Habeas Corpus (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.9.2 Procedures (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 10:
Administrative Procedure For Admission of Minors for Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital Treatment Who Are Wards or Dependents of the Juvenile Court

8.10.1 Applicability and Definitions (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.2 Involuntary Hospitalization for the Initial 72-hour Period (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.3 Involuntary Hospitalization After the Initial 72-Hour Period (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.4 Voluntary Hospitalization (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 6552) (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 11:
Administrative Procedure for Admission of Minors Who Are Not Dependents or Wards of the Juvenile Court For Acute Care Public Psychiatric Hospitals and Private Facilities Under Contract With the County (“Rogers” hearings)

8.11.1 Applicability (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.2 Definitions (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.3 Initiating Hospitalization (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.4 Procedure for a Non-Protesting Minor who Wishes to Waive the Right To a Hearing (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.5 Protesting Minor (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.6 Facility Review (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.7 Confidentiality (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.8 Records (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.9 Writ of Habeas Corpus (Rev. 1/1/2014)
8.11.10 Filing a Writ of Habeas Corpus (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 12:
Appointed Counsel, Fees, Costs

8.12.1 Representation of Patients in Mental Health Court (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.12.2 Private Conflict Counsel (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.12.3 Patient Reimbursement of Appointed Counsel’s Fees and Costs (Adopted 7/1/2006)



2013 Division VIII - Mental Health Court

The following chapters are contained in the document above:

Chapter 1:
Court, Locations, Venue, Procedures

8.1.1 Mental Health Court (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.2 Mental Health Court Judge (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.3 Addresses and Telephone Numbers of the Mental Health Court (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.1.4 Venue (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.5  Pleadings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.6 Notice, Written (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.7 Notices Other than Written (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.8 Hearing Once Notified Cannot be Advanced (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.1.9 Preparation of Order or Judgment (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 2:
LPS Conservatorship

8.2.1 “Conservator” (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.2 “Conservatee” (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.3 Calendar Call (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.4 Service-Proof of Service (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.5 Subpoenas (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.6 Establishment of Conservatorship - A Referral Initiates the Establishment Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.7 Establishment of Conservatorship - Preparation and Filing  of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.8 Establishment of Conservatorship - Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.9 Establishment of Conservatorship - Notice of Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.10 Establishment of Conservatorship - Term of Temporary Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.11 Establishment of Conservatorship - Preparation of Conservatorship  Investigation Report (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.12 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Waiver of Presence  of Physician (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.13 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Conservatee  Unable or Unwilling to Attend Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.14 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Evidence (Conservatorship Referral Document) (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.15 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Evidence (Conservatorship Investigation Report) (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.16 Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing - Appointment of Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.17 Establishment of Conservatorship - Preparation of Orders (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.18 Conservator - Request To Be Relieved (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.19 Conservator - Successor By Operation of Law (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.20 Conservator, Private - Relief For Non-Performance - Appointment of Interim  Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.21 Rehearing - Time for Filing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.22 Rehearing - Issues Raised - Burden Of Proof (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.23 Rehearing - Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.24 Rehearing - Order - Preparation (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.25 - 8.2.30 [reserved]
8.2.31 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Notice Of Expiration (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.32 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.33 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Consent to Re-Establishment (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.34 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Hearing Procedures (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.35 Re-Establishment of Conservatorship - Termination of  Conservatorship (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.36 - 8.2.40 [reserved]
8.2.41 Early Termination of Conservatorship - By Conservator’s Request (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.42 Early Termination of Conservatorship - By Conservatee’s Request  (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.43 Early Termination of Conservatorship - Procedure (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.44 - 8.2.50 [reserved]
8.2.51 Jury Trial - Request (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.52 Jury Trial - Request Withdrawn (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.2.53 Post Verdict Matters (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 3:
Authorization for Conservator to Consent to Medical/Surgical Treatment for Conservatee

8.3.1 Authority For Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.2 Obtaining Authority For Medical Treatment  (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.3 Hearing on Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.4 Notice (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.5 Transportation (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.3.6 Emergency Treatment (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 4:
Electroconvulsive Treatment

8.4.1 Conditions for Administering (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.2 Attorney's Consent to Patient's Capacity (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.3 Filing Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.4 Patient’s Attorney - Declaration Concerning Conflict of Interest (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.5 Treating Physician - Declaration Concerning Treatment (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.6 Change of Patient's Condition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.4.7 Appointment of Temporary Conservator (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 5:
Determination of Capacity of Mental Health Patients to Give or Withhold Informed Consent to Administration of Antipsychotic Medication (Riese Hearing)

8.5.1 Scope and Purpose (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.2 Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.3 Required Documents (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.4 Calendaring Hearings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.5 Attorney Duties (Adopted 7/1/2006; Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.6 Appointment of Hearing Officers (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.7 Treating Physician/Facility Representative (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.8 Surroundings of Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.9 Burden of Proof  (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.10 Determination of Capacity (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.11 Patient Presence (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.12 Access to Records (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.13 Continuance of Hearings (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.5.14 Determination (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.5.15 Confidentiality (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 6:
180 Days Post Certification Procedures for Imminent Dangerous Persons

8.6.1 Preparation of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.2 Filing and Service of Petition (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.3 Affidavits (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.6.4 Right to Attorney and Jury Trial (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 7:
Certification Review Hearings

8.7.1 Compliance with Welfare and Institutions Code (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.7.2 Procedures (Rev. 1/1/2013)

Chapter 8:
Writ of Habeas Corpus

8.8.1 Filing Petitions, Orders, Writs (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.2 Applications for Writ Seeking Release or Modification of Custody (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.3 Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.8.4 Time of Hearing (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 9:
Writ of Habeas Corpus Procedures for Minors Admitted to Private Psychiatric Facility By a Parent

8.9.1 A.  Applicability (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.9.2 Procedures (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 10:
Administrative Procedure For Admission of Minors for Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital Treatment Who Are Wards or Dependents of the Juvenile Court

8.10.1 Applicability and Definitions (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.2 Involuntary Hospitalization for the Initial 72-hour Period (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.3 Involuntary Hospitalization After the Initial 72-Hour Period (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.10.4 Voluntary Hospitalization (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 6552) (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 11:
Administrative Procedure for Admission of Minors Who Are Not Dependents or Wards of the Juvenile Court For Acute Care Public Psychiatric Hospitals and Private Facilities Under Contract With the County (“Rogers” hearings)

8.11.1 Applicability (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.11.2 Definitions (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.11.3 Initiating Hospitalization (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.11.4 Procedure for a Non-Protesting Minor who Wishes to Waive the Right to a Hearing (Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.11.5 Protesting Minor (Adopted 7/1/2006; Rev. 1/1/2011)
8.11.6 Facility Review (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.7 Confidentiality (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.8 Records (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.9 Writ of Habeas Corpus (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.11.10 Filing a Writ of Habeas Corpus (Adopted 7/1/2006)

Chapter 12:
Appointed Counsel, Fees, Costs

8.12.1 Representation of Patients in Mental Health Court. (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.12.2 Private Conflict Counsel (Adopted 7/1/2006)
8.12.3 Patient Reimbursement of Appointed Counsel’s Fees and Costs (Adopted 7/1/2006)


 

 



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