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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article II. Orders of Protection

back to top60/213.3. Sec. 213.3. Independent counsel; temporary substitute guardian

If the petitioner is a high-risk adult with disabilities for whom a guardian has been appointed, the court shall appoint independent counsel other than a guardian ad litem and, may appoint a temporary substitute guardian under the provisions of Article XIa of the Probate Act of 1975. The court shall appoint a temporary substitute guardian if the guardian is named as a respondent in a petition under this Act.


P.A. 84-1305, Art. II, § 213.3, added by P.A. 86-542, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990.