(740 ILCS 22/211)
    Sec. 211. Continuances.
    (a) Petitions for emergency remedies shall be granted or denied in accordance with the standards of Section 214, regardless of the respondent's appearance or presence in court.
    (b) Any action for a civil no contact order is an expedited proceeding. Continuances shall be granted only for good cause shown and kept to the minimum reasonable duration, taking into account the reasons for the continuance.
(Source: P.A. 93-236, eff. 1-1-04.)