EDWARDSVILLE – Although e-filing for courthouses across Illinois has been mandatory since Jan. 1, local circuit clerks' offices have been using digital records for years.
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MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has refused to overturn convictions of two brothers, Glenn Reed Jr. and Lenn Reed who were found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated hijacking following a jury trial in 1998.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has sided with State Farm in a dispute over a demand for appraisal by an Illinois couple.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a ruling that prevents a son from receiving inheritance from his late mother’s estate.
EDWARDSVILLE – The public has been asked to rule in over the future of land in Madison County.
BENTON – A district court in Illinois has granted a plaintiff’s request that a lawsuit against drug giant Bayer be remanded back to Madison County Circuit Court.
With the fourth office opening in two years the national firm now has a presence in 13 locations around the U.S.
EAST ST. LOUIS - District Judge Phil Gilbert granted summary judgment for Westmore Equities in a suit alleging it had a legally binding contract with the City of Mounds to develop a Dollar General store in the area.
BENTON — Summary judgment has been granted for an employer by a district court in a case of alleged workplace discrimination.
Appellate court dismisses postconviction petition challenging drug conviction but offers defendant credit toward fine
The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a post-conviction petition appealing a drug conviction but decided that the defendant was entitled to $5 per day for each day he was held before sentencing.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Supreme Court has instituted a program that it believes will boost sensitivity to diversity and mental health issues in the legal profession in the state.
The Fifth District Appellate Court has overturned the decision of St. Clair County Associate Judge Patricia Kievlan who denied St. Elizabeth's Hospital's motion to substitute her as judge in a slate of cases involving unpaid bills.
U.S. District Judge David Herndon has dismissed some big players named as defendants in corn seed litigation, but is delaying entry of judgment until the case against Syngenta AG is closed.
Nine lawyers from HeplerBroom LLC have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America.
CARBONDALE – For those with questions about the state's new school funding legislation, there will be a conference on March 10 with answers.
MADISON COUNTY — Low-income families and individuals in need can receive free legal services in Madison County through the efforts of the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee and the Madison County Bar Association.
A constituent survey conducted by State Sen. Kyle McCarter, R-Lebanon, found that voters are resoundingly against any new taxes and would rather see government cut its spending.
Edwardsville-based HeplerBroom has created a specialized practice group dedicated to helping organizations navigate cyber threats, data security breaches and data protection issues.
Madison County voters will decide a proposed sales tax increase in the April 4 election that proponents say will give schools more revenue to pay for school construction costs if it passes