§ 1-4001 Petition to unite counties
§ 1-4002 Designation of counties
§ 1-4003 Form of proposition
§ 1-4004 Effect of vote
§ 1-4005 Proclamation by Governor
§ 1-4006 Officers to hold office until expiration of term
§ 1-4007 Process
§ 1-4008 Sheriff of petitioning county
§ 1-4009 Coroner
§ 1-4010 County treasurer
§ 1-4011 State’s attorney
§ 1-4012 Superintendent of schools
§ 1-4013 County board
§ 1-4014 Death of officer of petitioning county
§ 1-4015 Town officers
§ 1-4016 Legislative and judicial apportionment to remain
§ 1-4017 Transfer of causes
§ 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.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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