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Illinois Small Estate Affidavit Form

The Illinois small estate affidavit provides a streamlined way for an heir-at-law of a decedent to gather and distribute the assets of the estate of a person who died, provided that no other petition to open an estate in probate court has been filed and that the assets of the person who died do not exceed…

Illinois Last Will and Testament Template

An Illinois Last Will and Testament is a legal document used by a testator (person to whom the will belongs) to indicate, according to their intended wishes, how their estate shall be distributed upon death. A testator can draft a will with clear instructions on how to disperse fiduciary assets/funds, real and personal property, and…

Illinois Deed Forms

The Illinois deed forms are the legal method for one person to convey real estate or real property to another. The person transferring the property is typically called the grantor and the person receiving the property is typically called a grantee. Transfers are usually completed after the buyer has made sure to research the property…

Illinois Special Warranty Deed Form

The Illinois special warranty deed is used to convey property from one to another in Illinois with a limited warranty. This type of deed is basically somewhere in between a quitclaim, which conveys no guarantee and a warranty deed which conveys full warranty to the title. A limited warranty deed certifies to the buyer that…

Illinois General (Statutory) Warranty Deed Form

An Illinois statutory warranty deed allows the conveying of property from one person (“grantor”) to another (“grantee”). Under a quit claim, the grantor is only promising that they own the property during the time of their ownership. It does not promise any defects against that title prior to their ownership. Therefore, a title search is…

Illinois Quit Claim Deed Form

The Illinois quitclaim deed is used to convey real estate in Illinois from one party to another, however, unlike a warranty deed, the seller or grantor, is not required to warrant the title to the property he is selling. In other words, he or she will not guarantee that they own the property or that…

Illinois Living Trust Form – Irrevocable & Revocable

An Illinois living trust is a document that allows the recipient(s) of a deceased individual’s assets to avoid the court-supervised probate process implemented after a person dies. The initial creator of the Trust, referred to as the “Grantor,” will transfer property and assets to the trust and outline specific instructions for what shall be done with said property and…

Illinois Landlord Notice to Enter

An Illinois landlord’s notice to enter tells a tenant of an occupied dwelling that a landlord will be entering the property. State law in Illinois does not specify the purposes for which a landlord may enter a tenant’s property, or how much notice must be given to do so. It also does not indicate conditions in which…

Illinois Non-Compete Agreement Template

The Illinois Non-Compete Agreement Template is presented as a re-usable contract that may be employed when a Business Entity seeks to restrict a specific party from using learned information to compete unfairly with the Business Entity. Currently, there are no Illinois Statutes that directly enforce a non-competition between entities, even if one of those entities…

Illinois Notary Acknowledgment Form

The Illinois notary acknowledgment form is used to certify the authenticity of signatures inscribed on a legal document as well as confirm the identities of every signer. This notarial act does not require the notary to attest to the truthfulness of the documents’ contents but they must acknowledge that it was signed willingly. The notary…