(a) A person commits domestic battery if they knowingly without appropriate reason at all: (1) causes physical injury to any family members or home user; (2) makes real contact of a insulting or provoking nature with any household or home user.
“Family or household members” consist of partners, previous spouses, moms and dads, kiddies, stepchildren, along with other people associated by bloodstream or by current or marriage that is prior individuals who share or formerly provided a standard dwelling, individuals who possess or allegedly have actually a child in accordance, individuals who share or presumably share a bloodstream relationship through a young child, people who possess or have experienced a relationship or engagement relationship, persons with disabilities and their individual assistants, and caregivers as defined in part 12-4.4a of the Code. For purposes for this Article, neither a laid-back acquaintanceship nor ordinary fraternization between 2 people in operation or social contexts will be considered to constitute a relationship that is dating.
Stalking, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.3
(a) A person commits stalking as he or she knowingly engages in a program of conduct inclined to a particular individual, in which he or she knows or should be aware 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 distress that is emotional.
(a-3) A person commits stalking as he or she, knowingly and without legal reason, on at the least 2 split occasions follows another individual or puts the person under surveillance or any combination thereof and: (1) at any moment transmits a danger of immediate or future physical damage, intimate attack, confinement or discipline plus the threat is directed towards see your face or a relative of this individual; or (2) puts that person in reasonable apprehension of immediate or future physical harm, intimate attack, confinement or discipline to or of the individual or a relative of this individual. Continue reading “Domestic Battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2, 720 ILCS 5/12-0.1”