Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Kristopher N. Classen

The Revestment Doctrine: Alive and Well or On Its Last Legs?

By Kristopher N. Classen
Page 94
Under the revestment doctrine, litigants can "revest" the trial court with otherwise expired jurisdiction by participating in a case without objection 30 or more days after entry of the final order. But recent rulings draw the viability of the doctrine into question.

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