Illinois Marriage Laws

Sec. 105 - Application of Civil Practice Law

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Illinois Compiled Statutes - Rights and Remedies - Chapter 750: Families - 5: Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act - Part 1: General Provisions

Application of Civil Practice Law

(a) The provisions of the Civil Practice Law shall apply to all proceedings under this Act, except as otherwise provided in this Act. (b) A proceeding for dissolution of marriage, legal separation or declaration of invalidity of marriage shall be entitled "In re the Marriage of ... and ...". A custody or support proceeding shall be entitled "In re the (Custody) (Support) of ...". (c) The initial pleading in all proceedings under this Act shall be denominated a petition. A responsive pleading shall be denominated a response. All other pleadings under this Act shall be denominated as provided in the Civil Practice Law.

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(Source: P.A. 82?783.)

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