(65 ILCS 5/7-2-12)
(from Ch. 24, par. 7-2-12)
All suits pending in any court on behalf of or against any
municipality, when it becomes a borough of a united city, may be prosecuted
or defended in the name of the municipality. Judgments in favor of the
municipality may be collected or enforced in the name of the municipality
but the proceeds shall be paid over to the treasurer of the united city.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)