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Illinois Statutes Chapter 735. Civil Procedure § 110/10. Definitions

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§ 10. Definitions. In this Act:

“Government” includes a branch, department, agency, instrumentality, official, employee, agent, or other person acting under color of law of the United States, a state, a subdivision of a state, or another public authority including the electorate.

“Person” includes any individual, corporation, association, organization, partnership, 2 or more persons having a joint or common interest, or other legal entity.

“Judicial claim” or “claim” include any lawsuit, cause of action, claim, cross-claim, counterclaim, or other judicial pleading or filing alleging injury.

“Motion” includes any motion to dismiss, for summary judgment, or to strike, or any other judicial pleading filed to dispose of a judicial claim.

Moving party” means any person on whose behalf a motion described in subsection (a) of Section 20 is filed seeking dismissal of a judicial claim.

Responding party” means any person against whom a motion described in subsection (a) of Section 20 is filed.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Illinois Statutes Chapter 735. Civil Procedure § 110/10. Definitions - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/il/chapter-735-civil-procedure/il-st-sect-735-110-10/


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