Category Archives: Orders of Protection

Domestic violence is sadly a common reality for many families in Illinois and across the country. Domestic violence refers to violence, both emotional and physical, against a family member, housemate, or romantic partner. If you are in an abusive relationship, … Continue reading

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Despite countless public education campaigns and social efforts, domestic violence and abuse continue to plague millions of families around the country, including many victims here in Illinois. Public awareness of the problem offers little consolation to a victim who is … Continue reading

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The state of Illinois takes the safety of its citizens seriously. The Illinois Domestic Violence Act allows a person who been abused or is in danger of being abused by a family member or romantic partner to request an order … Continue reading

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