California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI) (2017)

4004. Issues Not to Be Considered

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4004.Issues Not to Be Considered
In determining whether [name of respondent] is gravely disabled, you
must not consider or discuss the type of treatment, care, or supervision
that may be ordered if a conservatorship is established.
New June 2005
Sources and Authority
• An instruction on this point “should be given.” (Conservatorship of Baber
(1984) 153 Cal.App.3d 542, 553 [200 Cal.Rptr. 262].)
Secondary Sources
3 Witkin, California Procedure (5th ed. 2008) Actions, § 97
2 California Conservatorship Practice (Cont.Ed.Bar) § 23.89
32 California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Ch. 361A, Mental Health and
Mental Disabilities: Judicial Commitment, Health Services, and Civil Rights,
§ 361A.33 (Matthew Bender)