The court shall set a hearing on the petition for ninety-day or one hundred eighty-day treatment within five judicial days of the trial setting hearing, or within ten judicial days for a petition filed under. The court may continue the hearing in accordance with . If the person named in the petition requests a jury trial, the trial must be set within ten judicial days of the next judicial day after the date of filing the petition. The burden of proof shall be by clear, cogent, and convincing evidence and shall be upon the petitioner. The person has the right to be present at such proceeding, which shall in all respects accord with the constitutional guarantees of due process of law and the rules of evidence under .
During the proceeding, the person named in the petition shall continue to be treated until released by order of the superior court or discharged by the behavioral health service provider. If the hearing has not commenced within thirty days after the filing of the petition, not including extensions of time ordered under, the detained person shall be released.
Purpose-Effective date- 2012 c 256: See notes following.
Findings-Intent-Severability-Application-Construction-Captions, part headings, subheadings not law-Adoption of rules-Effective dates-2005 c 504: See notes following.
Alphabetization-Correction of references-2005 c 504: See note following.