(740 ILCS 22/211)
(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.)