22.2 Definitions


For the purposes of these rules, the following words and terms shall have the following
definitions:

(A) domestic violence case: a domestic violence case is an action or proceeding for a civil no contact order arising under the Civil No Contact Order Act (740 ILCS 22/101, et seq.), an order of protection arising under the Domestic Violence Act of 1986 (750 ILCS 60/101 et seq.), a stalking no contact order arising under the Stalking No Contact Order Act (740 ILCS 21/1, et seq.), or a criminal case involving family and household members as defined in the Domestic Violence Act of 1986, in which the most serious offense charged is aggravated stalking, any class 4 felony, or any misdemeanor, except cases arising under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 (705 ILCS 405/1-1, et seq.), the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code (405 ILCS 5/1-100, et seq.), and the Probate Act of 1975 (755 ILCS 5/1-1, et seq.), as amended; it is also any case involving family and household members, as defined in the Domestic Violence Act of 1986, through the preliminary examination or indictment, pursuant to 725 ILCS 5/109-3.1, in which the most serious offense charged is a class 1, 2, or 3 felony other than aggravated stalking;


(B) case: a case is an action or proceeding;

(C) compliance: compliance means compliance with the terms and conditions of an order of protection;

(D) he, him, or his: words of the masculine gender apply equally to females;

(E) related case: a related case is a case involving the same family or household members;

(F) order of protection: unless otherwise stated, the term order of protection shall mean orders of protection, stalking no contact orders, and civil no contact orders.

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