Study of the functions of the Office of Public Guardian for the Probate Court of Cook County
Read Online

Study of the functions of the Office of Public Guardian for the Probate Court of Cook County preliminary report, phase VI. by United States. Work Projects Administration (Ill.)

  • 268 Want to read
  • ·
  • 54 Currently reading

Published by [Work Projects Administration? in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Illinois,
  • Cook Co.


  • Cook Co., Ill. Office of Public Guardian.,
  • Guardian and ward -- Illinois -- Cook Co.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKFI1799.C62 P44
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 88 leaves ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4611167M
LC Control Number77374903

Download Study of the functions of the Office of Public Guardian for the Probate Court of Cook County


ABOUT PUBLIC GUARDIAN The Public Guardian provides a vital service to persons unable to properly care for themselves or who are unable to manage their finances. The service is provided through a legal process known as conservatorship.   Which court handles probate? Probate occurs in the county where the deceased resided at the time of death. Even if they died in a hospital in Kane County, the will gets filed in Cook County if they were living in Chicago at the time. Cook County probate cases are handled at the Daley Center downtown. How does the probate process begin? The Circuit Court of Cook County is the largest of the 24 circuits in Illinois as well as one of the largest unified court systems in the United States — second only in size to the Superior Court of Los Angeles County since that court merged with other courts in The Cook County Circuit Court was created through a amendment to the Illinois Constitution which reorganized the courts. A probate court is a specialized type of court that only deals with the administration or distribution of assets. Probate courts exist to make certain the probate process flows smoothly.

A guardian must submit written reports to the court according to the court’s orders and the law of the jurisdiction in which the guardianship takes place. Generally, a guardian is not charged with managing the income or property of the incapacitated person; however, the guardian may receive funds payable for the support of the ward such as. It is the mission of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County to serve the citizens of Cook County and the participants in the judicial system in an efficient, effective and ethical manner. All services, information and court records will be provided with courtesy and cost efficiency. The mission of the Collin County Probate Department is to effectively manage all estate and guardianship cases, to assist Collin County citizens with the transfer of ownership of property upon death, and to provide a prompt response to public inquiries with courtesy and accuracy. jurisdiction of probate matters, the clerk and master may perform many of the functions formerly reserved to the county judge, subject to the review and approval of the chancellor, as well as those duties formerly performed by the county clerk when acting as clerk of the probate court for a county judge or probate Size: 1MB.

The Court can appoint the Public Guardian as a conservator of the person only, estate only (for probate) or both person and estate. Probate Program Description: A sudden severe medical emergency triggers conservatorship proceeding especially when a disabled or older adult becomes incapacitated and requires the services of a surrogate decision-maker. Filing simply means turning over the original Will to the applicable County Clerk’s office. Probate requires the additional step of filing a petition, plus other required documents. Simply filing a Will does not obligate a person to probate the estate or to take any further action, though such action may be desirable depending on the. The probate process generally takes place in the county where the decedent lived at the time of death. If the decedent has no known last place of residence within the State of Illinois, the probate process will take place in the county where most of the real estate owned by the decedent is located. If the decedent did not own any real estate at. #N#As a government office in Mobile County, Alabama, some of our primary functions, duties, records and services are the following: genealogy & archives. power of attorney. oil, gas and mineral leases. DD and military records. medical and dental licenses. Uniform .