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Illinois Probate Act

Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/2-1: Descent and Distribution Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/2-2: Children Born out of Wedlock Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/2-3: Posthumous Child Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/2-4: Adopted Child Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/3-1: No Sufficient Evidence of Survivorship Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-1: Capacity of Testator Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-3: Signing and Attestation Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-6: Beneficiary or Creditor as Witness Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-7: Revocation - Revival Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-8: Contract for Sale Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-9: Effect of Alteration Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-10: Effect of Child Born After Will Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-11: Legacy to Deceased Legatee Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-13: Effect of Order Admitting Will to Probate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-14: Intestate Estate of Testator Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4-15: Debtor as Executor Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4a-10: Presumption of Void Transfer Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/4a-15: Exceptions Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/5-1: Place of Probate of Will or of Administration of Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/5-3: Power to Ascertain and Declare Heirship Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-1: Duty to File Will - Altering, Destroying or Secreting Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-2: Petition to Admit Will or to Issue Letters Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-4: Admission of Will to Probate - Testimony or Affidavit of Witnesses Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-5: Deposition of Witness Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-6: Proof of Handwriting of a Deceased or Inaccessible Witness or a Witness With a Disability Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-7: Will to Remain With Clerk Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-9: Failure or Refusal to Qualify - Death, Resignation or Revocation of Letters - Non-Designation Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-10: Notice - Waiver Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-11: Omitted or Unnotified Heir or Legatee Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-12: Appointment of Guardian ad Litem Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-13: Who may act as Executor Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-14: Power of Executor Before Issuance of Letters Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-15: Executor to Administer all Estate of Decedent Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-16: Power of Administrator With the Will Annexed Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-17: Witness to Appear for Probate - Penalty Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-18: Will as Evidence Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-19: Judge as Witness Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-20: Petition to Admit Will to Probate on Presumption of Death of Testator - Notice Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/6-21: Formal Proof of Will Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-1: Foreign Will Admitted to Probate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-2: Procedure for Probate of Foreign Will Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-3: Proof of Foreign Will by Copy Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-4: Original Proof of Foreign Will in This State Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-5: Effect of Probate of Foreign Will Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/7-6: Disposition of Personal Estate of Nonresident Decedent Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/8-1: Contest of Admission of Will to Probate; Notice Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/8-2: Contest of Denial of Admission of Will to Probate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/9-1: Who may act as an Administrator Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/9-2: Issuance of Letters of Administration Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/9-3: Persons Entitled to Preference in Obtaining Letters Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/9-4: Petition to Issue Letters Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/9-8: Distribution on Summary Administration Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/10-1: Letters of Administration to Collect Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/10-2: Petition for Letters of Administration to Collect Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/10-3: Administrator to Collect for Missing Person - Notice Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/10-4: Powers and Duties of Aadministrator to Collect Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/11-6: Venue Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/11-8: Petition for Guardian of Minor Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/11-10.1: Procedure for Appointment of a Standby Guardian or a Guardian of a Minor Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/11-13: Duties of Guardian of a Minor Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/11-14-1: Revocation of Letters Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-1: Corporate Representative - Acceptance of Office Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-2: Individual Representative; Oath and Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-3: Surety Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-4: When Security Excused or Specified Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-5: Amount of Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-6: Waiver or Reduction of Bond of Representative of Ward in Certain Cases Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-7: Deposit in Lieu or Reduction of Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-8: Joint or Several Bonds Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-9: Additional Bond for Proceeds of Sale or Mortgage Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-10: Further Bond or Security Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-11: Counter Security - Release of Surety Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-12: Notice to Representative of Action on Bond - Answer Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-13: New or Additional Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-14: Bond on Appeal Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/12-15: Suit on Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/14-1: Inventory Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/15-1: Spouse’s Award Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/15-2: Child’s Award Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/15-3: Allowance, Notice and Review of Award Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/15-4: Selection Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-1: Filing of Claims - Mailing or Delivery of Copies Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-1.1: Statutory Custodial Claim Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-2: Claim Form Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-3: Notice - Publication Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-4: Claims not due Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-5: Pleadings Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-6: Jury Trial Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-7: Procedure on Hearing of Claims Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-8: Claim of Representative or His Attorney Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/18-9: Costs Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/23-1: Resignation Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/23-2: Removal Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/23-3: Procedure on Removal Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-1: Duty to Account Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-2: Notice of Accounting - Effect Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-3: Order of Distribution, Abatement and Contribution on Settlement of Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-4: Distribution Before the Expiration of the Period When Claims are Barred Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-5: Distribution on Presumption of Death - Deposit in Court or in Depositaries Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-6: Filing of Bond Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-7: When Estate Does not Exceed Surviving Spouse's Award Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-8: Accounting to Distributee Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-9: Reopening Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-10: Interest on Property Withheld by Representative of Decedent's Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-11: Duty to Account - Ward's Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-13: Accounting for a Deceased Representative or a Representative Under Legal Disability Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-14: Accounting by Surety on Bond of Representative Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-15: Stating an Account Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-16: Citation - Attachment Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-17: Devastavit Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-18: Liability for Mismanagement Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-19: Administration of Deceased Ward's Estate Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-20: Deposit of Unclaimed Money Illinois Probate Act 755 ILCS 5/24-21: Deposit or Investment of Money of a Ward, Subject to Court Order
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