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

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Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 755 ILCS 10 - Uniform International Wills Act

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Wills: includes codicils. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.13