HB2079 93rd General Assembly


                                     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.)