The Illinois Domestic Violence law prohibits any person from hitting, choking, threatening, or interfering with the personal liberty of an individual within their family or household. Domestic violence is a very serious crime and it is often very difficult for victims to take action. With the help of a family law attorney, victims can petition for an order of protection that can cease any access that their abuser has to themselves or their loved ones. Why Would Someone Want an Order of Protection? An order of protection is a very effective way to halt abuse committed by a relative, someone… Continue Reading Should I Petition For An Order of Protection?