New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-25.2 - Application For Determination Of Eligibility.

30:4-25.2 Application for determination of eligibility.

14.Application for determination of eligibility for functional services for a person under the age of 21 years who is believed to have a developmental disability may be made to the commissioner by:

1.the person's parent or guardian;

2.a child-caring agency, hospital, clinic, or other appropriate agency, public or private, or by a physician having care of the minor, provided the written consent of the parent or guardian or the Division of Youth and Family Services, under its care and custody program, has been obtained; or

3.a Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part having jurisdiction over the minor.

Application for determination of eligibility for any person over 18 years of age for functional services may be made by:

a.a person with a developmental disability over 18 years of age on the person's own behalf;

b.the guardian of the person of an adjudicated incapacitated adult; or

c.any court of competent jurisdiction in which the issue of mental deficiency may have arisen and which finds that it is in the interest of the person with an alleged mental deficiency to determine such eligibility.

L.1965, c.59, s.14; amended 1967, c.203; 1991, c.91, s.312; 2010, c.50, s.33; 2013, c.103, s.80.

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