§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4001 Petition to unite counties
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4002 Designation of counties
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4003 Form of proposition
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4004 Effect of vote
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4005 Proclamation by Governor
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4006 Officers to hold office until expiration of term
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4007 Process
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4008 Sheriff of petitioning county
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4009 Coroner
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4010 County treasurer
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4011 State’s attorney
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4012 Superintendent of schools
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4013 County board
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4014 Death of officer of petitioning county
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4015 Town officers
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4016 Legislative and judicial apportionment to remain
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4017 Transfer of causes
§ 55 ILCS 5/1-4018 Debts; taxes; issuing bonds

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 55 ILCS 5 > Article 1 > Division 1-4 - Uniting Counties

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14