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.
Anyone who is the victim of stalking can file for a stalking no contact order.
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.