(735 ILCS 5/10-103)
(from Ch. 110, par. 10-103)
Application for the relief shall be made to
the Supreme Court or to the
circuit court of the county in which the person in whose behalf the
application is made, is imprisoned or restrained, or to the circuit
court of the county from which such person was sentenced or committed.
Application shall be made by complaint signed by the person for whose
relief it is intended, or by some person in his or her behalf, and verified by
affidavit. Application for relief under this Article may not be commenced on
behalf of a person who has been sentenced to death without the written consent
of that person, unless the person, because of a mental or physical condition,
is incapable of asserting his or her own claim.
(Source: P.A. 89-684, eff. 6-1-97.)