Issue: Under Illinois law, when asked to vacate a default judgment, what must a court consider?
|Area of Law:||Litigation Practice & Procedure, Litigation Practice and Procedure|
|Keywords:||; Default; Judgment; Vacate; Motion; Diligence; Meritorious; Defense|
In evaluating a section 2-1301(e) motion to vacate a default judgment, the trial court considers the moving party’s due diligence and the existence of a meritorious defense. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. McCluskey, 2013 IL 115469, ¶ 27.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Hansen, 2016.IL.143720 (Ill. App. Dist. 1. Jan. 27, 2016).
Date: March 1, 2016