Domestic Battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2, 720 ILCS 5/12-0.1

Domestic Battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2, 720 ILCS 5/12-0.1

(a) A person commits domestic battery pack if they knowingly without legal reason at all: (1) causes physical problems for any family members or home member; (2) makes real contact of a insulting or provoking nature with any family members or home member.

“Family or household members” consist of spouses, previous partners, moms and dads, kiddies, stepchildren, along with other people associated by blood or by current or marriage that is prior people who share or previously provided a standard dwelling, individuals that have or allegedly have actually a young child in accordance, people who share or allegedly share a blood relationship through a young child, people that have or experienced a relationship or engagement relationship, people with disabilities and their individual assistants, and caregivers as defined in part 12-4.4a with this Code. For purposes for this Article, neither an informal acquaintanceship nor ordinary fraternization between 2 people running a business or social contexts will be considered to represent a dating relationship.

Stalking, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.3

(a) A person commits stalking as he or she knowingly engages in a training course of conduct inclined to a particular individual, in which he or she understands or should be aware of that this program of conduct would cause a fair individual to: (1) fear for their security or the security of a 3rd individual; or (2) suffer other emotional stress.

(a-3) A person commits stalking as he or she, knowingly and without legal reason, on at the very least 2 separate occasions follows someone else or puts the person under surveillance or any combination thereof and: (1) at any moment transmits a danger of immediate or future harm that is bodily intimate assault, confinement or discipline therefore the hazard is directed towards see your face or a relative of the individual; or (2) puts that person in reasonable apprehension of immediate or future bodily damage, intimate attack, confinement or discipline to or of this individual or a relative of this individual. Continue reading