PROBATE (P)

This case type includes the following:

  • Administration of Decedent's Estate
  • Administration of a Missing Person's Estate
  • Administration of the Estate of a Minor or Disabled Adult
  • Construction of Will
  • Will Contest
  • Wrongful Death/Collection of Judgment

 

 

Probate FAQs

No, there is no fee to file a Will.
Yes, you the original Will can be filed by mail. Please make copies of the Will for yourself before mailing the original.
We will need the original Will and the date of death.
No, new estate cases must be filed electronically.
No, but you may indicate the return date on your cover letter when the estate is filed or file a Notice of Motion with a date certain.
The original petition and the fee.
Yes, the fee is $25.00.
Letters of Office are $2.00
  • Amount of claim less than $150,00 = no fee
  • Amount of claim $150.01 to $499.99 = $20.00
  • Amount of claim $500.00 to $9,999.99 = $40.00
  • Amount of claim $10,000 or greater = $60.00
Illinois Guardianship of Disabled Adults

Adult Guardianship in Illinois: Empowering You for Your Role

Probate Forms
Decedent Estate Packet

Packet Contains All Forms to Probate a Decedent's Estate - Not Every Form is Used in Every Case

Decedent Estate Packet

Guardian for a Minor Packet

Packet Contains All Necessary Forms to Petition Court for Guardianship of Minor

Guardian for a Minor Packet