§ 0.01 Short title
§ 1 All buildings and apartments, and all places, and the fixtures and …
§ 2 The State’s Attorney or any citizen of the county in which such a …
§ 3 The defendant shall be held to answer the allegations of the …
§ 4 The plaintiff at any time before, but not later than 10 days after, …
§ 5 If the existence of the nuisance is established, the court shall …
§ 6 The proceeds of the sale of the movable property shall be applied in …
§ 7 In case of the violation of any injunction or order of abatement …
§ 8 If the owner of such building or apartment, or such place appears and …
§ 9 Whenever a fine or costs shall be assessed under the provisions of …
§ 10 If any lessee or occupant shall use leased premises for the purpose …
§ 11 If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act is adjudged …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 740 ILCS 105

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12