Illinois Survivorship Affidavit
Clear title to a real estate property after the death of a joint owner with this Illinois Survivorship Affidavit.
- The affidavit must be sworn and filed in the appropriate County office to transfer the title into the name of the surviving owner.
- The Affidavit sets out the details of the deceased's passing and the value of the estate.
- You must provide a copy of the death certificate when you register the affidavit.
- Jointly owned property does not go through probate. Filing the Illinois Survivorship Affidavit is sufficient to transfer ownership to the survivor.
Last Updated: 22-March-2021