(750 ILCS 5/501.1)
(from Ch. 40, par. 501.1)
Dissolution action stay.
(a) Upon service of a summons and petition or praecipe filed
under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act or upon
the filing of the respondent's appearance in the proceeding, whichever first
occurs, a dissolution action stay shall be in effect against both parties, without bond or further notice, until a
final judgement is entered, the proceeding is dismissed, or until further
order of the court:
(1) restraining both parties from physically abusing,
harassing, intimidating, striking, or interfering with the personal liberty of the other party or the minor children of either party; and
(2) restraining both parties from concealing a minor
child of either party from the child's other parent.
The restraint provided in this subsection (a) does not operate to make
unavailable any of the remedies provided in the Illinois Domestic Violence Act
(e) In a proceeding filed under this Act, the summons shall provide
notice of the entry of the automatic dissolution action stay in a form as
required by applicable rules.
(Source: P.A. 99-90, eff. 1-1-16; 99-763, eff. 1-1-17