Know the Laws: Illinois
UPDATED October 9, 2016
An order of protection is a legal order issued by a state court which requires one person to stop harming another as well as other protections, which are explained below.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from a family or household member (or certain other people) who is harming you.
Provides protection if you are a victim of stalking and do not qualify for a domestic violence order of protection.
Anyone who is the victim of sexual assault, rape or sexual abuse can file for a civil no contact order against the offender.
Your protection order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to Illinois or are going to be in Illinois for any reason, your protection or restraining order may can enforced.