Know the Laws: Illinois
UPDATED January 23, 2014
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.
Your protection order can be enforceable wherever you move.
If you are planning to move to IL or are going to be in IL for any reason, your protection or restraining order may can enforced.