(a) Remedies provided by this Act are cumulative and do not affect the availability of remedies under other law, or the recognition of a foreign support order on the basis of comity.
     (b) This Act does not:

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 750 ILCS 22/104

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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

         (1) provide the exclusive method of establishing or
enforcing a support order under the law of this State; or
        (2) grant a tribunal of this State jurisdiction to
render judgment or issue an order relating to child custody or visitation in a proceeding under this Act.