This chapter of the publication entitled "Illinois Civil Practice: Opening the Case" was co-authored by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP attorneys, Kevin R. Sido and David A. Sorensen and Hinshaw alumni Adria East Mossing and James P. Navarre.This chapter is designed to aid the practitioner in the efficient advancement of litigation by careful drafting of pleadings. In specific cases, form pleadings are provided to illustrate considerations suggested. In addition to form pleadings, this chapter provides fundamental guidelines for the practitioner.Topics addressed include:
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The contribution of Renee Choy Ohlendorf to prior editions of this chapter is gratefully acknowledged.
This chapter was first published by IICLE Press.
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