(a) A proceeding under this Act shall be commenced in the court of the county in which the frail elderly individual resides.
     (b) The frail elderly individual and family caregiver shall be personally served with a copy of the verified petition for visitation and a summons not less than 14 days before the hearing. The form of the summons shall be in the manner prescribed by subsection (c) of Supreme Court Rule 101.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 750 ILCS 95/20

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.

     (c) The petitioner shall provide notice of the time, date, and place of the hearing by mail to any other family members not less than 14 days before the hearing. All other notices during the pendency of the proceeding shall be served in accordance with Supreme Court Rules 11 and 12.