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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article II. Orders of Protection

back to top60/223.1. Sec. 223.1. Order of protection; status

Whenever relief is sought under this Act, the court, before granting relief, shall determine whether any order of protection has previously been entered in the instant proceeding or any other proceeding in which any party, or a child of any party, or both, if relevant, has been designated as either a respondent or a protected person.

HISTORY:

P.A. 84-1305, Art. II, § 223.1, added by P.A. 87-743, § 6, eff. Sept. 26, 1991.