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(735 ILCS 5/) Code of Civil Procedure.

735 ILCS 5/Art. XI Pt. 1

    (735 ILCS 5/Art. XI Pt. 1 heading)
Part 1. In General

735 ILCS 5/11-101

    (735 ILCS 5/11-101) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-101)
    Sec. 11-101. Temporary restraining order. No temporary restraining order shall be granted without notice to the adverse party unless it clearly appears from specific facts shown by affidavit or by the verified complaint that immediate and irreparable injury, loss, or damage will result to the applicant before notice can be served and a hearing had thereon. Every temporary restraining order granted without notice shall be indorsed with the date and hour of signing; shall be filed forthwith in the clerk's office; shall define the injury and state why it is irreparable and why the order was granted without notice; and shall expire by its terms within such time after the signing of the order, not to exceed 10 days, as the court fixes, unless within the time so fixed the order, for good cause shown, is extended for a like period or unless the party against whom the order is directed consents that it may be extended for a longer period. The reasons for the granting of the extension shall be stated in the written order of the court. In case a temporary restraining order is granted without notice, the motion for a preliminary injunction shall be set for hearing at the earliest possible time and takes precedence over all matters except older matters of the same character; and when the motion comes on for hearing the party who obtained the temporary restraining order shall proceed with the application for a preliminary injunction and, if he or she does not do so, the court shall dissolve the temporary restraining order.
    On 2 days' notice to the party who obtained the temporary restraining order without notice or on such shorter notice to that party as the court may prescribe, the adverse party may appear and move its dissolution or modification and in that event the court shall proceed to hear and determine such motion as expeditiously as the ends of justice require.
    Every order granting an injunction and every restraining order shall set forth the reasons for its entry; shall be specific in terms; shall describe in reasonable detail, and not by reference to the complaint or other document, the act or acts sought to be restrained; and is binding only upon the parties to the action, their officers, agents, employees, and attorneys, and upon those persons in active concert or participation with them who receive actual notice of the order by personal service or otherwise.
(Source: P.A. 84-554.)

735 ILCS 5/11-102

    (735 ILCS 5/11-102) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-102)
    Sec. 11-102. Preliminary injunction. No court or judge shall grant a preliminary injunction without previous notice of the time and place of the application having been given the adverse party.
(Source: P.A. 84-282.)

735 ILCS 5/11-103

    (735 ILCS 5/11-103) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-103)
    Sec. 11-103. Bond. The court in its discretion, may before entering a restraining order or a preliminary injunction, require the applicant to give bond in such sum, upon such condition and with such security as may be deemed proper by the court, for the payment of such costs and damages as may be incurred or suffered by any party who is found to have been wrongfully enjoined or restrained.
    No such bond shall be required of any governmental office or agency.
    A surety upon a bond or undertaking under Article XI of this Act submits to the jurisdiction of the court and irrevocably appoints the clerk of the court as the surety's agent upon whom any papers affecting the surety's liability on the bond or undertaking may be served. Such liability may be enforced on motion without the necessity of an independent action. The motion and such notice of motion as the court prescribes may be served on the clerk of the court who shall forthwith mail copies to the persons giving the security if their addresses are known.
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)

735 ILCS 5/11-104

    (735 ILCS 5/11-104) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-104)
    Sec. 11-104. Bond before court or clerk. The bond may be entered into before the court granting or ordering the injunction, or before the clerk of the court, if the court has approved the security.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)

735 ILCS 5/11-105

    (735 ILCS 5/11-105) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-105)
    Sec. 11-105. Filing of bond. All bonds required by Article XI of this Act shall be filed with the clerk of the court who is to certify the injunctive order or judgment.
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)

735 ILCS 5/11-106

    (735 ILCS 5/11-106) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-106)
    Sec. 11-106. Injunctive relief on Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. When an application is made on a Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday or on a day when courts are not in session for injunctive relief and there is filed with the complaint an affidavit of the plaintiff, or his, her or their agent or attorney, stating that the benefits of injunctive relief will be lost or endangered, or irremediable damage occasioned unless such injunctive relief is immediately granted, and stating the bases for such alleged consequence, and if it appears to the court from such affidavit that the benefits of injunctive relief will be lost or endangered, or irremediable damage occasioned unless such injunctive relief is immediately granted, and if the plaintiff otherwise is entitled to such relief under the law, the court may grant injunctive relief on a Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday, or on a day when courts are not in session; and it shall be lawful for the clerk to certify, and for the sheriff or coroner to serve such order for injunctive relief on a Saturday, Sunday, legal holiday or on a day when courts are not in session as on any other day, and all affidavits and bonds made and proceedings had in such case shall have the same force and effect as if made or had on any other day.
(Source: P.A. 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)

735 ILCS 5/11-107

    (735 ILCS 5/11-107) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-107)
    Sec. 11-107. Seeking wrong remedy not fatal. Where relief is sought under Article XI of this Act and the court determines, on motion directed to the pleadings, or on motion for summary judgment or upon trial, that the plaintiff has pleaded or established facts which entitle the plaintiff to relief but that the plaintiff has sought the wrong remedy, the court shall permit the pleadings to be amended, on just and reasonable terms, and the court shall grant the relief to which plaintiff is entitled on the amended pleadings or upon the evidence. In considering whether a proposed amendment is just and reasonable, the court shall consider the right of the defendant to assert additional defenses, to demand a trial by jury, to plead a counterclaim or third party complaint, and to order the plaintiff to take additional steps which were not required under the pleadings as previously filed.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)

735 ILCS 5/11-107.1

    (735 ILCS 5/11-107.1)
    Sec. 11-107.1. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 84-1000. Repealed by P.A. 101-13, eff. 6-12-19.)

735 ILCS 5/11-108

    (735 ILCS 5/11-108) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-108)
    Sec. 11-108. Motion to dissolve. A motion to dissolve an injunction may be made at any time before or after answer is filed. Upon a motion to dissolve an injunction after answer is filed the court shall decide the motion upon the weight of the evidence.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)

735 ILCS 5/11-109

    (735 ILCS 5/11-109) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-109)
    Sec. 11-109. Affidavits in support of motion to dissolve. The plaintiff may support the complaint and the defendant may support the answer by affidavits filed with the same, which may be read in evidence on the hearing of the motion to dissolve the injunction.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)

735 ILCS 5/11-110

    (735 ILCS 5/11-110) (from Ch. 110, par. 11-110)
    Sec. 11-110. Assessing damages. In all cases where a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction is dissolved by the circuit court or by the reviewing court, the circuit court, after the dissolution of the temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction, and before finally disposing of the action shall, upon the party claiming damages by reason of such temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction, filing a petition under oath setting forth the nature and amount of damages suffered, determine and enter judgment in favor of the party who was injured by such temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction for the damages which the party suffered as a result thereof, which judgment may be enforced as other judgments for the payment of money. However, a failure so to assess damages as hereinabove set out shall not operate as a bar to an action upon the injunction bond.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)