Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 225/25
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
- State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
A person brought into this State by, or after waiver of, extradition based on a criminal charge shall not be subject to service of personal process in civil actions arising out of the same facts as the criminal proceeding to answer which he is being or has been returned, until he has been convicted in the criminal proceeding, or, if acquitted, until he has had reasonable opportunity to return to the state from which he was extradited.