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Illinois - Cook Circuit
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Illinois - Cook Circuit
Illinois - Cook Circuit
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 Basic Rules and Requirements

Verification by Certification

Certification, Affidavit or Other Document Under Penalty of Perjury

Unless otherwise expressly provided by rule of the Supreme Court, whenever in this Code any complaint, petition, answer, more...   

Certification Must Include Facts Stated Positively

Whenever any pleading, affidavit or other document is certified, the several matters stated shall be stated positively or more...

Language Certifying Personal Knowledge

The person or persons having knowledge of the matters stated in a pleading, affidavit or other document certified more...

Equivalent to Statement Under Oath

Any pleading, affidavit or other document certified in accordance with this Section may be used in the same more...

False Affidavit or Oath

Any person who makes a false statement, material to the issue or point in question, which he does more...

Affidavits Made Out of State

Affidavits made outside of Illinois must be made before an individual authorized by that state to administer the more...

 Specific Affidavit Requirements for Some Pleadings and Motions


No Affidavit Generally Required

Except when otherwise specifically provided by rule or statute, pleadings need not be verified or accompanied by affidavit. more...


Any pleading, although not required to be sworn to, may be verified by the oath of the party more...

Allegation of Execution of Instrument Admitted Unless Denied Under Oath

The allegation of the execution or assignment of any written instrument is admitted unless denied in a pleading more...

Products Liability Action -- Certificate of Merit

Detailed requirements for the certificate of merit required in products liability actions are set forth in . more...

Injunctive Relief on Weekend or Holiday

An action seeking injunctive relief on a weekend or holiday must include an affidavit supporting the request for more...

Motion For Summary Judgment

Affidavits In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment Not Required

A plaintiff or defendant may move with or without supporting affidavits for a summary judgment. . more...

Form of affidavits In Support of or Opposition to Summary Judgment

The form and contents of and procedure relating to affidavits in support or or in opposition to a more...

Form of Affidavits In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment, Involuntary Dismissal, or to Contest Jurisdiction

Affidavits in support of and in opposition to a motion for summary judgment under section 2 1005 of the more...

When Material Facts Are Not Obtainable by Affidavit

If the affidavit of either party contains a statement that any of the material facts which ought to more...

Affidavits Made in Bad Faith

If it appears to the satisfaction of the court at any time that any affidavit presented pursuant to more...

Affidavit Regarding Joinder of Unknown Parties

Unknown parties may be joined in an action when an affidavit is filed by the party desiring the more...

Affidavit Required to Support Continuance for Absence of Material Evidence

A motion for continuance due to an absence of material evidence must be supported by an affidavit stating: more...

Affidavit Supporting or Opposing Motion to Dismiss

The grounds for involuntary dismissal set forth in 735 ILCS 5/2-619 must be apparent on the face of more...

Affidavit Regarding Document Discovery

The producing party shall furnish an affidavit stating whether the production is complete in accordance with the request. more...

Affidavit Regarding Service of Notice and Summons

Proof of service is shown by an affidavit from the server stating the time, manner and place of more...

Affidavit Denying Statement of Indebtedness

If a bill of particulars, in an action based on a contract, contains the statement of items of more...

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