Court Forms for the Probate Division

The forms below are some of the most common forms used in the Probate Division, but there are many more. If you cannot find the form you are looking for on this website, please visit the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s website and the Illinois Supreme Court’s website. Please note that because every case is unique, standardized forms might not perfectly fit your circumstances.

For many of the forms linked below, Illinois Legal Aid Online provides a guided interview that will ask you a series of questions in order to complete the form for you. The service is free. Additionally, many of the forms created by the Illinois Supreme Court have how-to guides available on their website.

General Forms


Background Checks

Adult Guardianship Estates

Minor Guardianship Estates

Decedent Estates

Virtual Hearings (Zoom Court)

COVID Emergency Procedures