In re Estate of Rosinski

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Case Number: 
2012 IL App (3d) 110942
Decision Date: 
August 22, 2012
3d Dist.
Will Co.
Appeal dismissed.
Law firm appealed circuit court's order for firm to pay court-appointed GAL fees as costs in minor's estate case for settlement of minor's PI suit from car accident. Appellate court would have had jurisdiction if firm had asked court to declare firm in "friendly contempt" after refusing to pay court-ordered GAL fees, or if question of law had been certified for review per Rule 308. Order was not final and appealable, per Rule 304(a), as order did not absolutely and finally determine rights of firm, as petition to approve settlement was ongoing. (SCHMIDT and HOLDRIDGE, concurring.)