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January 23, 2024

Where can I file for a civil no contact order?

You can file for a civil no contact order in the circuit court in the county where you live, the county where the abuser lives, or the county where the incident(s) occurred.1 The petition can be filed in person or online.2

1 740 ILCS 22/207; see 740 ILCS 22/218 and Illinois Civil No Contact Order petition
2 740 ILCS 22/202(a-1)