(750 ILCS 36/111)
Taking Testimony In Another State.
(a) In addition to other procedures available to a party, a party to a
proceeding may offer testimony of witnesses who are located in another
state, including testimony of the parties and the child, by deposition or other
allowable in this State for testimony taken in another state. The court on its
motion may order that the testimony of a person be taken in another state and
prescribe the manner in which and the terms upon which the testimony is taken.
(b) A court of this State may permit an individual residing in another state
to be deposed or to testify by telephone, audiovisual means, or other
means before a designated court or at another location in that state. A court
State shall cooperate with courts of other states in designating an appropriate
location for the deposition or testimony.
(c) Documentary evidence transmitted from another state to a court of this
State by technological means that do not produce an original writing may not be
excluded from evidence on an objection based on the means of transmission.
(Source: P.A. 93-108, eff. 1-1-04.)