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A Guide to Illinois Interlocutory Appeals

By Don R. Sampen
March
2018
Article
Page 42
Illinois has a process for appealing some issues while litigation is still underway at trial. In Illinois, most requirements for interlocutory appeal are laid out in Illinois Supreme Court Rules 306, 307, and 308. Here's a step-by-step overview.

A Guide to Illinois Postjudgment Motions

By Don R. Sampen and Mark J. Sobczak
March
2017
Article
Page 52
Follow these steps to make sure your postjudgment motion gets proper consideration at the trial court and preserves all issues for appeal.

Suing on Behalf of the State: A Parens Patriae Primer

By Jim Ryan and Don R. Sampen
December
1998
Article
Page 684
The state can and does bring civil suits on behalf of its citizens. Here's the background on the parens patriae doctrine.

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