Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions are available on our Self-Help Guide to the CARE Act, including:

  • What is the CARE Act?
  • What are CARE agreements and CARE plans?
  • CARE Act eligibility requirements for the petitioner and respondent;
  • How to start CARE Act proceedings;
  • Where to get help filling out a CARE Act petition;
  • Process after filing the petition;
  • What are your rights if you started CARE Act proceedings?
  • What are your rights are if someone has started CARE Act proceedings for you?