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How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection

How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection

In this article, we will explain how to respond to a restraining order or order of protection in Illinois, including how to file a response to an Illinois restraining order, what to do at the court hearing, and your right to appeal if the restraining order is entered against you.  

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Allocation of Parenting Time and Responsibility in Illinois Orders of Protection

Allocation of Parenting Time and Responsibility in Illinois Orders of Protection

In this article, we explain allocation of parenting time and responsibility as a remedy in Illinois Order of Protection hearings.

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Illinois Emergency Orders of Protection and Illinois Interim Orders of Protection Explained

Illinois Emergency Orders of Protection and Illinois Interim Orders of Protection Explained

In this article, we will explain the different types of Illinois Orders of Protection, including the difference between Illinois Emergency Orders of Protection, Interim Orders of Protection, and Plenary Orders of Protection.  We will explain what Emergency Orders of Protection and Interim Orders of Protection are, how long they last, and what purposes they are used for.  

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Remedies for Illinois Orders of Protection

Remedies for Illinois Orders of Protection

In this article, we will explain the different remedies that are available when Illinois courts issue Orders of Protection.  Orders of Protection are court orders intended to prevent abuse and harassment between family or household members.  For some foundational knowledge, check out our article: Illinois Orders of Protection Explained.   

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Illinois Orders of Protection for Neglect or Exploitation of a Disabled Adult

Illinois Orders of Protection for Neglect or Exploitation of a Disabled Adult

In this article, we will discuss Illinois Orders of Protection for neglect or exploitation of a disabled adult, including: what is the definition of a “high-risk” adult with disabilities in Illinois?, what constitutes “neglect” for Illinois Orders of Protection?, and what constitutes “exploitation” for Illinois orders of protection.  

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What Constitutes “Abuse” for the Purpose of Illinois Orders of Protection?

What Constitutes “Abuse” for the Purpose of Illinois Orders of Protection?

In this article, we will discuss what constitutes “abuse” for the purposes of Illinois Orders of Protection.  Orders of Protection are court orders intended to protect the petitioner or some other protected party from future abuse by family or household members.  For some foundational knowledge about Orders of Protection, check out our article, Illinois Orders of Protection Explained.

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Illinois Orders of Protection Explained

Illinois Orders of Protection Explained

In this article we explain Illinois Orders of Protection, including: what is an Order of Protection and how is it different from a restraining order?, who can file an Order of Protection?, how do Illinois courts decide whether to issue an Order of Protection?, and how to enforce an Order of Protection.  

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