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§ 1 When a complaint is made to any circuit court that a person …
§ 2 When the defendant is brought before the court, if the charge is …
§ 3 If, however, it should appear to the court that the complaint is …
§ 4 In lieu of requiring the surrender of any firearm, the court may …
§ 5 Any action brought under this Act is a civil action, governed by the …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 725 ILCS 165

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.