Will You Go to Jail for Violating an Order of Protection in Chicago?

By |2023-06-30T12:00:23-05:00August 14th, 2023|Civil Order of Protection|

Understanding the consequences of violating an order of protection can be overwhelming, particularly in a city as big as Chicago. If you're in this situation, you might be asking yourself: "Will I go to jail?" This [...]

Can You See Your Kids if Your Ex Gets an Order of Protection Against You?

By |2023-06-30T11:38:57-05:00July 31st, 2023|Civil Order of Protection|

When you're grappling with a situation involving an order of protection, a flurry of questions will naturally arise. One pressing concern, especially if you're a parent, might be whether you can still see your kids. This [...]

What Happens if Someone Gets an Order of Protection Against You in Illinois

By |2023-06-05T21:35:03-05:00June 19th, 2023|Civil Order of Protection|

Facing an Order of Protection in Illinois can be an overwhelming situation. Often linked with domestic battery allegations, an OOP could impose restrictions on your life that you've never considered before. To effectively navigate the process, [...]

What Does an Order of Protection Do in Illinois?

By |2022-08-27T06:49:41-05:00September 12th, 2022|Civil Order of Protection|

In Illinois, an order of protection (sometimes called a restraining order) is a legal order issued by a judge that prohibits one person from contacting or coming near another person. A restraining order can be used [...]

Served With an Order of Protection? Here’s How it Works

By |2022-01-31T03:15:06-06:00February 7th, 2022|Civil Order of Protection|

If someone takes out an order of protection against you, you’re not allowed to go near that person until the order expires (or a judge revokes it). An order of protection can also prevent you from [...]

Can an Order of Protection Prevent You From Seeing Your Family?

By |2022-01-04T22:53:58-06:00January 24th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, judges can issue orders of protection. These orders are designed to protect the victims of crimes from the people who allegedly committed the crimes against them. But can an order of [...]

Does an Order of Protection Go On Your Record in Illinois?

By |2021-11-02T00:46:06-05:00November 15th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’ve been served with an order of protection in Illinois, you need to know that the police and other law enforcement officials will know it’s there – and it goes on your criminal record. This [...]

Can You Contact Your Ex Through Someone Else if They Have an Order of Protection Against You?

By |2021-11-01T21:28:54-05:00November 1st, 2021|Civil Order of Protection|

If you’re like many people in Illinois, you know that having an order of protection against you can make life difficult – and it may prevent you from doing some things that you need to do. [...]

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