§ 755 ILCS 75/1 Short title
§ 755 ILCS 75/2 Definitions
§ 755 ILCS 75/3 Applicability; relation to other law
§ 755 ILCS 75/4 Service; notice by posting
§ 755 ILCS 75/5 Commissioners
§ 755 ILCS 75/6 Determination of value
§ 755 ILCS 75/7 Cotenant buyout
§ 755 ILCS 75/8 Partition alternatives
§ 755 ILCS 75/9 Consideration for partition in kind
§ 755 ILCS 75/10 Open-market sale, sealed bids, or auction
§ 755 ILCS 75/11 Report of open-market sale
§ 755 ILCS 75/12 Costs
§ 755 ILCS 75/99 Effective date

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 755 ILCS 75 - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent