Illinois Notice of Death Affidavit and Acceptance
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Notice of Death Affidavit and Acceptance for Real Estate Located in Illinois
Complete and record this required statutory affidavit to finalize the transfer of residential real property initiated with the Illinois transfer on death instrument as governed by 755 ILSC 27.
A transfer on death instrument is effective as of the owner's death upon the filing of a notice of death affidavit and acceptance by the beneficiary or beneficiaries in the office of the recorder in the county or counties where the residential real estate is located. The notice of death affidavit and acceptance shall contain the name and address of each beneficiary who shall take under the transfer on death instrument, a legal description of the property, the street address, and parcel identification number of the residential real estate, the name of the deceased owner, and the date of death. The notice of death affidavit and acceptance shall be signed by each beneficiary or by the beneficiary's authorized representative.
(Illinois Notice of Death Affidavit Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)