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January 23, 2024

Can a firearms restraining order be renewed?

The petitioner can ask the judge to renew a six-month firearms restraining order any time within the three months before the expiration of the order. When deciding whether to renew the order, the judge will consider the same evidence s/he considered when issuing the original order.1

1 430 ILCS 67/45(b)