(405 ILCS 5/4-501)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-501)
(a) Any person 18 years of age or older may file a petition with the
court asserting that the respondent meets the standard for judicial
admission as set out in Section 4-500. The petition shall be prepared
according to the form specified in Section 4-401. The court may inquire of
the petitioner whether there are reasonable grounds to believe that the
facts presented in the petition are true and whether the respondent meets
the standard for judicial admission.
(b) The petition may be accompanied by the certificate of a clinical
psychologist, clinical social worker, or physician indicating that the
respondent was examined not more than 72 hours prior to the filing of the
petition and certifying that he meets the standard for judicial admission.
The certificate shall also set out the examiner's observations, other
factual information relied upon, and a statement as to whether the
respondent was advised of his rights under Section 4-210.
(Source: P.A. 87-530.)