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Eric Paul Hanson

Eric Hanson’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Kankakee County Housing Authority v. Lenee Thomas

    Practice Area:
    Landlord or tenant
    Date:
    Sep 03, 2013
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal
    Description:
    Eric successfully argued that a police officer's testimony was sufficient to establish the presence of a narcotic drug without a lab report and support the eviction of a tenant for illegal drug activity.
  • People v. Timothy Harmon

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jul 19, 2012
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal
    Description:
    Eric successfully argued that the State did not present sufficient evidence concerning his client’s blood alcohol level to support a finding of guilty.
  • Housing Authority of Champaign County v. Elaine Lyles

    Practice Area:
    Landlord or tenant
    Date:
    Nov 20, 2009
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal
    Description:
    Eric successfully argued that a public housing tenant was not entitled to an award of attorney fees in a forcible entry and detainer action.
  • Village of Plainfield v. Steven Nowicki

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jan 24, 2007
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal.
    Description:
    Eric successfully argued that as part of the voir dire process in a DUI trial, the attorneys should be permitted to ask prospective jurors about whether they drink alcohol socially and, if not, whether they have any religious or moral opinions regarding alcohol.
  • Village of Frankfort v. Russell Johnson

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jan 21, 2005
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal
    Description:
    Supreme Court of Illinois ruled in favor of our client in the matter of Village of Frankfort v. Russell Johnson, No. 97272 (consolidated with People v. Robert Norris, No. 97231). Eric successfully argued that Illinois Supreme Court Rule 505 should not bar the re-filing of misdemeanor traffic charges, such as driving under the influence of alcohol, after a previous dismissal.
  • Village of Orland Hills v. Citizens Utilities Company of Illinois

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Mar 15, 2004
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal.
    Description:
    The court found that our client, a public utility company, was not obligated to provide water service to an unimproved parcel of property.
  • Housing Authority of Joliet v. Shalonda Woods

    Practice Area:
    Landlord or tenant
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2003
    Outcome:
    Successful on appeal
    Description:
    In this unpublished Appellate Court decision, the Court ruled that our client had the right to evict a public housing tenant whose guest committed a battery upon another tenant while on housing authority property.