MT. VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court reversed Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian’s order granting default judgment in favor of a nursing care facility that sued a resident for allegedly reneging on his contractual obligations to pay for services.
Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court News
A roundtable to honor the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court will be held May 17 in Collinsville, presented by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA).
A trial on damages only in a suit involving a dog attack is underway in Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge’s court after the case’s previous jury award was vacated by the Fifth District Appellate Court over speculative testimony.
MOUNT VERNON -- A sex offense conviction was reversed after the trial court judge committed an error when he found the defendant guilty of a lesser offense rather than the one he was charged with, an appeals court has ruled.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- A circuit court should not have denied a man’s request for habeas corpus because of improper venue and lack of jurisdiction, the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court determined as it reversed and remanded the case.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a ruling out of St. Clair County Circuit Court that found East St. Louis School District 189 did not violate the Wage Payment and Collection Act when it did not provide severance pay for a retired administrator.
Office of the State Appellate Defender allowed to withdraw from man's appeal of sentence in 2003 arson
MT. VERNON – Illinois' Fifth District Appellate Court recently agreed with the Office of the State Appellate Defender (OSAD) in dismissing a man's motion for a reduced sentence after he had agreed to plead guilty to aggravated arson.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court reversed on March 19 a lower court’s ruling that money in a husband’s bank account was a nonmarital property.
MT. VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court granted half of a tax refund in a martial settlement agreement, reversing a Madison County Circuit Court ruling that denied the spouse's claim.
Fifth District affirms conviction in distracted driving case where defendant was videotaping Wood River cops
MOUNT VERNON -- A jury was correct in finding a defendant guilty of driving while improperly using an electronic device, the Fifth District Appellate Court has ruled.
MOUNT VERNON -- An appeals court has ruled against a convicted violent offender who sought post- conviction relief over consecutive sentences handed down by a trial judge.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida's ruling denying a woman's motion to withdraw her negotiated guilty plea and vacate her sentence following charges for aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court dismissed a man’s appeal for conditional release from a mental treatment center as moot because his actual release date was last year.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a circuit court's ruling that a custodian isn't owed total and permanent disabilities from the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, or IMRF.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. -- A 22-year sentence imposed by a circuit court judge after a pleaded guilty to armed violence was not excessive, the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a circuit court’s ruling where a man was sentenced to 140 years in prison after he was convicted in the sexual assault of a child.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling in a case where an Illinois woman sought to overturn the state's forfeiture of a vehicle she owned.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a circuit court decision in a complaint involving the division of an estate.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a first degree murder conviction despite the defendant’s argument that he did not get a fair trial.
MOUNT VERNON. -- A burglary conviction will stand after the Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a jury verdict that the defendant argued was reached without sufficient evidence to find him guilty beyond reasonable doubt.