LRB093 02488 LCB 02498 b
1 AN ACT concerning family law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
5 Marriage Act is amended by changing Section 105 as follows:
6 (750 ILCS 5/105) (from Ch. 40, par. 105)
7 Sec. 105. Application of Civil Practice Law.) (a) The
8 provisions of the Civil Practice Law shall apply to all
9 proceedings under this Act, except as otherwise provided in
10 this Act.
11 (b) A proceeding for dissolution of marriage, legal
12 separation or declaration of invalidity of marriage shall be
13 entitled "In re the Marriage of ... and ...". A custody or
14 support proceeding shall be entitled "In re the (Custody)
15 (Support) of ...".
16 (c) The initial pleading in all proceedings under this
17 Act shall be denominated a petition. A responsive pleading
18 shall be denominated a response. All other pleadings under
19 this Act shall be denominated as provided in the Civil
20 Practice Law.
21 (Source: P.A. 82-783.)