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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of
January 23, 2024

What happens if the respondent violates the order?

If the respondent violates a firearms restraining order, s/he can be convicted of a Class A misdemeanor.1 If the respondent is convicted, the judge could order the respondent to pay a fine of $2,500, go to jail for up to one year, or both.2

1 430 ILCS 67/65
2 730 ILCS 5/5‑4.5‑55