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Legal Information: Illinois
22/215.5. Petitioner testimony at plenary civil no contact order hearing
§ 215.5. Petitioner testimony at plenary civil no contact order hearing. In a plenary civil no contact order hearing, if a court finds that testimony by the petitioner in the courtroom may result in serious emotional distress to the petitioner, the court may order that the examination of the petitioner be conducted in chambers. Counsel shall be present at the examination unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties. The court shall cause a court reporter to be present who shall make a complete record of the examination instantaneously to be part of the record in the case.
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