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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article II. Orders of Protection

back to top60/208. Sec. 208. Jurisdiction over persons

(As amended by P.A. 93-108, effective January 1, 2004) In child custody proceedings, the court's personal jurisdiction is determined by this State's Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act [750 ILCS 36/101]. Otherwise, the courts of this State have jurisdiction to bind (i) State residents and (ii) non-residents having minimum contacts with this State, to the extent permitted by the long-arm statute, Section 2-209 of the Code of Civil Procedure, as now or hereafter amended [735 ILCS 5/2-209].
HISTORY:

P.A. 84-1305, Art. II, § 208, eff. Aug. 21, 1986. Amended by P.A. 93- 108, Art. 4, § 402.6, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.