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Macon County, Illinois Probate Court: Sixth Judicial Circuit

Population 110,768
County Seat Decatur

This page will provide you with the following:

Links to the Macon County probate court's website, the address, a map and a phone number to call to get more information.

You'll also find links to:

  • frequently asked questions about Illinois probate,
  • probate forms and fees for Macon County,
  • land records office locations for Macon County.

Where to file?

Where do I file a petition for probate in Macon County, Illinois?

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

The Circuit Court for Macon County:

NAME OF COURT:

Sixth Judicial Circuit

WEB ADDRESS:

Website Link

PHONE:

217-424-1454

ADDRESS:

FAQ/SELF-HELP INFO FOR PROBATE

STATE INFO

Illinois Courts Self Help Materials for Probate:

http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/?section=DDPage&DDPage=4200#menutabs

FORMS & FEES

STATE

Illinois Probate Forms, for use in all of Illinois

Illinois Probate Forms

 

Macon County PROBATE FEES:

Macon County, Illinois Probate Fees Information:

Illinois Probate Fees URL

LAND RECORDS

Where can I check county land records?

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

http://www.idph.state.il.us/vitalrecords/Pages/countylisting.htm