Appeals to the Illinois Supreme Court

Resources for Appeals to the Illinois Supreme Court

  • The Appellate Lawyers Association publishes A Guide to Illinois Civil Appellate Procedure, which provides a comprehensive overview of civil appeals. The guide also includes a timeline and sample Petition for Leave to Appeal (“PLA”) for your review.
  • The Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court has a template for a Petition for Leave to Appeal, which shows how to prepare and file the document with the Illinois Supreme Court.
  • Use these court forms to appeal your case to the Illinois Supreme Court.