(725 ILCS 5/112A-4.5)
    Sec. 112A-4.5. Who may file petition.
    (a) A petition for an order of protection may be filed:
        (1) by a person who has been abused by a family or
    
household member; or
        (2) by any person on behalf of a minor child or an
    
adult who has been abused by a family or household member and who, because of age, health, disability, or inaccessibility, cannot file the petition.
    (b) A petition for a civil no contact order may be filed:
        (1) by any person who is a victim of non-consensual
    
sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration, including a single incident of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration; or
        (2) by a person on behalf of a minor child or an
    
adult who is a victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration but, because of age, disability, health, or inaccessibility, cannot file the petition.
    (c) A petition for a stalking no contact order may be filed:
        (1) by any person who is a victim of stalking; or
        (2) by a person on behalf of a minor child or an
    
adult who is a victim of stalking but, because of age, disability, health, or inaccessibility, cannot file the petition.
    (d) The State's Attorney shall file a petition on behalf on any person who may file a petition under subsections (a), (b) or (c) of this Section if the person requests the State's Attorney to file a petition on the person's behalf.
    (e) Any petition properly filed under this Article may seek protection for any additional persons protected by this Article.
(Source: P.A. 100-199, eff. 1-1-18.)