Judgment and memorandum of judgment expire simultaneouslyMay 2013Illinois Law Update, Page 228On February 26, 2013, the third district appellate court held that a judgment creditor must revive its judgment and file a memorandum of revived judgment within seven years from the date the original judgment was entered or previously revived.
Stay of Judgment Pending Appeal: Avoid the Appeal-Bond TrapBy Richard Lee StavinsAugust 2011Article, Page 410Appellants often discover too late - and to their horror - that an appeal bond must be filed the same day the notice of appeal is due. Here's how the mysterious appeal-bond process works.
Confessions of an Illinois JudgmentBy Michael G. CortinaNovember 2010Article, Page 578As more loans go bad, banks looking to collect from defaulting borrowers are turning to judgments by confession. Here's how they work.
Collecting on a federal-court judgmentBy Helen W. GunnarssonFebruary 2010LawPulse, Page 66Here's a step-by-step guide to actually getting that money you won for your client in federal court. The key: effectively using the powerful citation to discover assets.
Reviving Judgments in IllinoisBy Robert G. Markoff and Christopher J. McGeehanJanuary 2010Article, Page 40A summary of how the revival process works in light of recent changes.
Claim of intrinsic fraud insufficient to set aside foreign judgmentMay 2001Illinois Law Update, Page 230On March 14, 2001, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, affirmed the lower court's refusal to set aside judgment rendered against the plaintiff in Kansas and registered in Illinois under the Illinois version of the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgment Act (Act) (735 ILCS 5/12-640 et seq. (West 1998)).