Judge Winter said,”Let the record show that the petitioner is pointing a finger at me and leaning toward me!”. At that point the petitioner made an oral motion for “substitution of judge for cause.” Judge Diane E. Winter then transferred to case to Judge Margaret J. Mullen for hearing on the substitution of judge for cause oral motion. Judge Mullen set a briefing schedule and July hearing date.
SIDEBAR: The Petitioner served opposing counsel, who had been dodging service of an amended complaint name him as a necessary party in a 100 million dollar Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit, in open court and on the record. The Wauconda, Illinois Lawyer attempted to walk away from the papers, but the sheriff said, "I think that these papers belong to you!"