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Illinois Civil Procedure, 2016-2017 Edition, combines expert legal analysis of Illinois law and procedure with practice tips. Topically organized, this titles covers:

• The Illinois Court System
• Choice of Law
• Timing Requirements
• Subject Matter and Personal Jurisdiction
• Venue
• Pleading a Cause of Action
• Provisional Remedies
• Joinder of Parties and Claims
• Discovery
• Gathering and Disclosing Electronically Stored Information
• Summary Judgment
• Case Management Studies
• Dismissals
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Trials
• Judgments
• Sanctions
• Appellate Review
• Res Judicata
• Collateral Estoppel

Illinois Civil Procedure, 2016-2017 Edition, interweaves expert analysis of topics and practice guidance to aid practitioners with a case from pretrial through appellate review. Distilling the experience of a prominent Illinois professor and five seasoned Illinois practitioners, it offers targeted practical guidance for the Illinois litigator working in the many facets of civil procedure.

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Table of Contents


•Chapter 1 The Illinois Court System

•Chapter 2 Choice of Law

•Chapter 3 Timing Requirements for Civil Actions in the Illinois Circuit Courts: Limitations, Repose, and the Like

•Chapter 4 Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Illinois Circuit Courts

•Chapter 5 Alternatives to Circuit Court Adjudication

•Chapter 6 Personal Jurisdiction

•Chapter 7 Venue

•Chapter 8 Pleading a Cause of Action: The Content and Form of Affirmative Pleadings

•Chapter 9 Provisional Remedies: Relief Pending Final Adjudication

•Chapter 10 Defending Against a Cause of Action: Responsive Motions and Pleadings

•Chapter 11 Amendments to Pleadings

•Chapter 12 Simple Joinder of Claims and Parties

•Chapter 13 Complex Joinder of Claims and Parties

• Chapter 14 Formal Discovery

•Chapter 15 Informal Information Gathering: Prelawsuit and Postlawsuit

•Chapter 16 Gathering and Disclosing Electronically Stored Information

• Chapter 17 Summary Judgment

•Chapter 18 Case Management Conferences

• Chapter 19 Involuntary Dismissals and Defaults

• Chapter 20 Voluntary Dismissals and Settlements

•Chapter 21 Court-Supervised Alternativ Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation

•Chapter 22 Jury Trials and Bench Trials

•Chapter 23 Structure of Civil Trials

•Chapter 24 Judgments: Entry, Enforcement, and Modification

•Chapter 25 Sanctions for Civil Litigation Misconduct

•Chapter 26 Review in the Circuit Courts

•Chapter 27 Review in the Appellate Court

•Chapter 28 Review in the Supreme Court

•Chapter 29 Res Judicata

•Chapter 30 Collateral Estoppel

•Chapter 31 Other Effects of Judgments

Appendix: Annotated Bibliography

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index