§ 0.01 Short title
§ 1 Definitions
§ 2 International will; validity
§ 3 International will; requirements
§ 4 International wills; other points of form
§ 5 International will; certificate
§ 6 International will; effect of certificate
§ 7 International will; revocation
§ 8 Source and construction
§ 9 Persons authorized to act in relation to international will; …
§ 10 International will information registration

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 755 ILCS 10

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Wills: includes codicils. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.13