Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 415 ILCS 80 - Degradable Plastic Act
Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source: