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Updated: 
June 26, 2020

60/208. 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].