Cook County, Illinois Probate Court

Chicago, Illinois 60601


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1. Where do I file a petition for probate in Cook County, Illinois?

In the Illinois Court system, probate is handled by the "Circuit Courts"

Cook County Circuit Court, Probate Division


Website Link


Probate Division 
50 West Washington Street
Suite 1803
Richard J. Daley Center Chicago, IL 60602 



Directory of all Illinois Probate Courts

Illinois Probate Court Locator

2. What's the phone number for the probate court for Cook County, IL?:

3. Where is the FAQ/Self-Help section of the Cook County probate court website?


Illinois Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:


Cook County Court Self Help Materials for Probate:

4. Where Can I Find Probate Forms for Cook County, Illinois?


Illinois Probate Forms, for use in all of Illinois

Illinois Probate Forms


Additional Local Probate Forms specifcally for Cook County court

Cook County Probate Forms:

5. How much does it cost to file a petition for probate in Cook County, Illinois?

6. What's the URL for the State or County land records office?

In order to transfer ownership of real property after someone dies, you need to find the last recorded property deed. A county land records office is the place to research and request such deeds.


State Land Records Office


County Land Records Office


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