2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-667e - Request for assistance made to or received from a court of another state.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 45a-667e (2018)

(a) In a proceeding for involuntary representation in this state, a court of probate may request, to the extent permitted or required by the laws of this state, the appropriate court of another state to do any of the following:

(1) Hold an evidentiary hearing;

(2) Order a person in that state to produce evidence or give testimony pursuant to the procedures of that state;

(3) Order that an evaluation or assessment be made of the respondent, subject to the provisions of section 45a-132a;

(4) Order any appropriate investigation of a person involved in a proceeding;

(5) Forward to the court of probate a certified copy of the transcript or other record of a hearing under subdivision (1) of this subsection, or any other proceeding, any evidence otherwise produced under subdivision (2) of this subsection, and any evaluation or assessment prepared in compliance with an order issued under subdivision (3) or (4) of this subsection;

(6) Issue an order necessary to assure the appearance in the proceeding of a person whose presence is necessary for the court to make a determination, including the respondent or conserved person, subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of section 45a-649, subsection (e) of section 45a-650 or subsection (g) of section 45a-656b; or

(7) Issue an order authorizing the release of medical, financial, criminal or other relevant information in that state, including protected health information as defined in 45 CFR 160.103, as amended from time to time, subject to the provisions of subsection (g) of section 45a-649a.

(b) If a court of another state in which a conservator of the person proceeding or conservator of the estate proceeding is pending requests assistance of the kind provided in subsection (a) of this section, a court of probate has jurisdiction for the limited purpose of granting the request or making reasonable efforts to comply with the request, subject to the laws of this state.

(P.A. 12-22, S. 6.)

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