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Appellate panel: Lake County judge wrong to rely on divorce decree from India, violated wife's rights

By Scott Holland | Apr 17, 2019

A state appeals panel has overturned a Lake County judge’s dismissal of a divorce petition, saying the judge wrongly accepted a divorce decree from India, issued under Muslim law, which the appellate justices said violated Illinois law and the wife's "fundamental rights."

Buffalo Grove appeal: Pension board hasn't justified boosting pension to widow of firefighter who died of cancer

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 6, 2019

After a judge decided a pension board could award the widow of a firefighter who died of colon cancer an additional $1.7 million, the village of Buffalo Grove has asked a state appeals court to weight in, maintaining its argument the pension board needs more evidence the firefighter’s death can be directly connected to his service as a firefighter.

Appeals panel: Aurora cop who spied on ex-wife shouldn't lose his job, suspension sufficient

By Scott Holland | Feb 28, 2019

A state appeals panel said an Aurora police officer can keep his job despite spying on his ex-wife.

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