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Can a child get an order of protection against a parent in Illinois?

March 6, 2010
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Children may seek an order of protection against a parent under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act, found at 750 ILCS 60/1 et seq. An order of protection is commonly referred to as a restraining order. To be entitled to an order of protection, the petitioner must show that he or she has been the victim […]

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