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Illinois Self-Proving Affidavit Form

An Illinois self-proving affidavit is an attachment for a last will and testament that proves the authenticity of the will to the probate court. Beneficiaries of the last will and testament will find the self-proving affidavit advantageous as it expedites the legal proceedings following the death of the testator (the creator of the will). Due to the…

Illinois Name Change Forms – How to Change Your Name in IL

Use an attorney at ContractsCounsel to change your name! An Illinois name change form provides users with the ability to petition the circuit court for a legal name change. Nearly all filing circumstances will require the petitioner to create an online account and file their paperwork electronically (e-file) using one (1) of the services providers…

Illinois Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Form

An Illinois do not resuscitate (DNR) order form can be requested by residents of Illinois who wish to avoid CPR and other resuscitative procedures in the event that their heart or breathing stops. Typically used by patients who are terminally ill, or whose condition would render resuscitation a futile process, a DNR will ensure that…

Illinois Security Deposit Demand Letter

An Illinois security deposit demand letter is used to notify a landlord that they have failed to return an owed security deposit. According to Illinois law, a landlord has forty-five (45) days to return a security deposit to a tenant who has legally vacated a rental property. Once this time period has passed, the tenant…

Illinois Employment Contract Templates (4)

An Illinois employment contract agreement is a document containing the terms regarding an employee’s job or position with an employer. Both parties must agree with the terms and conditions contained within the agreement before signing the document. An employer may insist on an employee signing such an agreement if they are hiring a high-level or…

Illinois Independent Contractor Agreement

An Illinois independent contractor agreement is a written agreement between an individual/business and a contractor. An independent contractor is a person/entity hired by a business to perform a specific job or task and is not considered an employee. A contractor agreement represents a legally binding relationship between the two parties, outlining the exchange of services…

Illinois Residential Purchase and Sale Agreement

An Illinois residential purchase and sale agreement is a binding contract covering the two parties in a residential property transaction. The two parties, “seller” and “buyer,” will negotiate the terms of the agreement with help from their broker, agent, or realtor. Once signed, the contract is legally binding and cannot be broken. Provisions contained within…

Illinois Subcontractor Agreement

An Illinois subcontractor agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of a business relationship between a subcontractor and the party that hired them. A contractor or manager of a project (construction, information technology, engineering, etc.) will require workers with different skill sets to complete each task involved in any given project. Hiring a subcontractor and…

Illinois Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement

An Illinois commercial real estate purchase and sale agreement contains the key terms and conditions of a commercial property transaction. The parties, the seller of the property and the potential buyer, will read through this document with their real estate agent (and usually a lawyer) and send revisions back and forth until they are satisfied…

Illinois Real Estate Agent Listing Agreement

An Illinois real estate agent listing agreement is a contract that outlines the conditions under which an agent is permitted to sell an owner’s residential or commercial property. The contract will specify the desired sales price along with the commission given to the agent upon the fulfillment of their obligations. In the case of an “exclusive right to…