(750 ILCS 22/314)
Limited immunity of petitioner.
(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding under this Act before a
responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through
services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal
jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.
(b) A petitioner is not amenable to service of civil process while
physically present in this State to participate in a proceeding under
(c) The immunity granted by this Section does not extend
to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this
Act committed by a party while physically present in this State to participate
in the proceeding.
(Source: P.A. 99-119, eff. 1-1-16