(735 ILCS 5/) Code of Civil Procedure.
(735 ILCS 5/Art. IX heading)
ARTICLE IXFORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER
(735 ILCS 5/Art. IX Pt. 1 heading)
Part 1. In General(735 ILCS 5/9-101)
(from Ch. 110, par. 9-101)Sec. 9-101. Forcible entry prohibited. No personshall make an entry into lands or tenements exceptin cases where entry is allowed by law, and in suchcases he or she shall not enter with force, but in apeaceable manner.(Source: P.A. 82-280.)(735 ILCS 5/9-102)
(from Ch. 110, par. 9-102)Sec. 9-102. When action may be maintained.(a) The person entitled to the possession oflands or tenements may be restored thereto under anyof the following circumstances:(1) When a forcible entry is made thereon.(2) When a peaceable entry is made and thepossession unlawfully withheld.(3) When entry is made into vacant orunoccupiedlands or tenements without right or title.(4) When any lessee of the lands ortenements, orany person holding under such lessee, holdspossession without right after the terminationof the lease or tenancy by its own limitation,condition or terms, or by notice to quit orotherwise.(5) When a vendee having obtained possessionunder awritten or verbal agreement to purchase lands ortenements, and having failed to comply with theagreement, withholds possession thereof, afterdemand in writing by the person entitled to suchpossession; provided, however, that any such