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CIVIL PROCEDURE735 ILCS 5/12-817
(735 ILCS 5/) Code of Civil Procedure.
(735 ILCS 5/12-817)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-817)
Wrongful issuance of summons.
If any person wrongfully
causes summons to issue for a
deduction order, he or she shall be liable to the employee and the employer for
all damages occasioned by such action including reasonable attorney's
fees, which damages or attorney's fees may be proved in the same action
in which the summons was wrongfully issued.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)
735 ILCS 5/12-818
(735 ILCS 5/12-818)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-818)
Discharge or suspension of employee prohibited.
No employer may discharge or suspend any employee by reason of the
fact that his or her earnings have been subjected to a deduction order for any
one indebtedness. Any person violating this Section shall be guilty of a
Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)
735 ILCS 5/12-819
(735 ILCS 5/12-819)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-819)
Limitations on part 8 of Article XII.
The provisions of
this Part 8 of Article XII of this Act
do not apply to orders for withholding of income entered by the court under
provisions of The Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Marriage and
of Marriage Act, the Non-Support of Spouse and Children Act, the Non-Support
Punishment Act, the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act and
the Paternity Act for
support of a child or maintenance of a spouse.
(Source: P.A. 91-613, eff. 10-1-99.)
735 ILCS 5/Art. XII Pt. 9
(735 ILCS 5/Art. XII Pt. 9 heading)
Exemption of Homestead
735 ILCS 5/12-901
(735 ILCS 5/12-901)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-901)
is entitled to an estate of
homestead to the extent in value of $15,000 of his or her
a farm or lot of land and
buildings thereon, a condominium, or personal property,
owned or rightly possessed by lease or otherwise
and occupied by him or her as a residence, or in a cooperative that owns
property that the individual uses as a residence. That
homestead and all
right in and title to that homestead is exempt from
attachment, judgment, levy,
or judgment sale for the payment of his or her debts or other purposes and
from the laws of conveyance, descent, and legacy, except as provided in this
Code or in Section 20-6 of
the Probate Act of
Section is not
between joint tenants or tenants in common but it is applicable as to any
creditors of those persons.
If 2 or more individuals own property that is exempt as a homestead, the
value of the exemption of each individual may not exceed his or her
proportionate share of $30,000 based upon percentage of
(Source: P.A. 94-293, eff. 1-1-06.)
735 ILCS 5/12-902
(735 ILCS 5/12-902)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-902)
Exemption after death or desertion.
Such exemption shall
continue after the death of such
individual, for the benefit of the spouse surviving,
so long as he or she continues to occupy such homestead, and of the children
until the youngest child becomes 18 years of age; and in case the spouse
deserts his or her family, the exemption shall continue in favor of the
one occupying the premises as a residence.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)
735 ILCS 5/12-903
(735 ILCS 5/12-903)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-903)
Extent of exemption.
No property shall, by virtue of Part
9 of Article XII of this Act, be exempt
from sale for
nonpayment of taxes or assessments, or for a debt or liability incurred
for the purchase or improvement thereof, or for enforcement of a lien
thereon pursuant to paragraph (g)(1)
of Section 9 of the "Condominium
Property Act", approved June 20, 1963, as amended,
or be exempt from enforcement of a judgment for possession
pursuant to paragraph (a)(7) or (a)(8) of Section 9-102 of this Code.
This amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly is intended as a
clarification of existing law and not as a new enactment.
(Source: P.A. 92-540, eff. 6-12-02.)