Issue: Under Illinois law, what is the burden of proof for an appellant to support a claim of error?
|Area of Law:||Litigation Practice & Procedure, Litigation Practice and Procedure|
|Keywords:||; Burden; Proof; Appellant; Claim; Error; Sufficient; Fact; Basis|
It is appellant’s burden to provide a sufficiently complete record to support a claim of error, and in the absence of that record an appellate court must presume that the trial court’s order conformed to the law and had a sufficient factual basis. Foutch v. O’Bryant, 99 Ill.2d 389, 391-92 (1984).
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Hansen, 2016.IL.143720 (Ill. App. Dist. 1 2016).
Date: March 1, 2016