Two New Civil Opinions Coming From the Illinois Supreme Court


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.