Kevin Sido Co-Author's IICLE Chapter on "Pleadings"
Kevin R. Sido, a Chicago-based Partner in Hinshaw's Professional Lines Group co-authored "Pleadings" which appears as Chapter 7 in Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) publication "Illinois Civil Practice Law: Opening the Case" (2012).
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:
- Initiating the Lawsuit - The Complaint
- Responding to the Complaint
- Amendments and Supplemental Pleadings