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As defendant I filed a counterclaim against plaintiff and plaintiffs attorney.

Joliet, IL |

The plaintiff was automatically considered served, as they are a party to the lawsuit. Is the plaintiff attorney also considered served? If so, what is the Illinois rule to follow.

The Plaintiff's attorney is already named on the lawsuit, so I am just trying to understand how to go about getting service on them.

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You cannot file a counterclaim against an attorney that is not a party, so the issue of service is moot.

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false, its already done.. My question is how to go about service. In a counter claim, the original party is already deemed served. My question was related to how to go about serving the other party. thats it.

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If you wish to also sue the plaintiff's attorney, you must get leave of court to add him to the suit as an additional party.

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