Two New Civil Opinions Coming From the Illinois Supreme Court

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The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that on the morning of Thursday, May 24, it will file opinions in two civil cases [pdf]:

  • Bonhomme v. James, No. 112393 et al. -- (1) Should the tort of fraudulent misrepresentation be extended to a largely personal setting on the facts pleaded? (2) Did the plaintiff plead justifiable reliance sufficient to reach a jury? See Tort Law.
  • McGrath v. McGrath, No. 112792 -- Are regular withdrawals from a savings account "income" within the meaning of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, 750 ILCS 5/505, for application of the presumptive 28% child support obligation?  See Domestic Relations Law.