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I was just served an Order of Protection, what do I do?

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Orders of Protection in Illinois Family Actions can provide extraordinary remedies and also some extraordinary hardships.  What is the definition of violence in Illinois. For the person seeking the Order of Protection, it can remove the person from the home who is the source of the violent behavior.  Most of the time when these cases are contested, it is a he said/she said battle of circumstantial evidence.  Whose story makes the most sense?  Veteran matrimonial Attorney Jenet G. Pequeno will discuss what sources of evidence judges use and what the consequences are once an Order of Protection has been issued.  He will also discuss some common pitfalls for individuals who have this against them.