Domestic violence is a crime.
Any person who hits, chokes, kicks, threatens, harasses, or interferes with the personal liberty of another family or household member has broken Illinois Domestic Violence law . Under Illinois law family or household members are defined as
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Instructions and more forms can be found at: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Forms/approved/protective_orders/Order_of_Protection.asp