California Court of Appeal
Timothy J. v. Superior Ct. (People), C052781, C052711
Denials of minors' petitions for writ of mandate and requests for stay of juvenile delinquency proceedings are vacated as former California Rules of Court, rule 1498(d) applies here and the rule does not require that a minor have a mental disorder or developmental disability before the juvenile court may hold a hearing to determine whether, or find after holding a hearing that, the minor is incompetent to stand trial.
- Decided 05/10/2007
- Published 05/10/2007
- BLEASE, Acting P.J.
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Paulino G. Duran, Public Defender, Arthur L. Bowie and Chet Templeton, Assistant Public Defenders, for Petitioner Timothy J., Paulino G. Duran, Public Defender, Arthur L. Bowie and Stephanie Paisley, Assistant Public Defenders, for Petitioner Dante H., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Mary Jo Graves, Assistant Attorneys General, Charles A. French, Angelo S. Edralin, Deputy Attorneys General, for Real Party in Interest in No. 52781., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Assistant Attorney General, Stan Cross, Charles A. French and Angelo S. Edralin, Deputy Attorneys General, for Real Party in Interest in No. 52711.
- For Appellees:
- No appearance for Respondent.