probate manual used by clerks in the performance of their duties related to
most probate actions has been updated and is available on the ISBA website. The
manual covers the overall categories of general definitions relevant to
probate, jurisdiction of the probate court, appointment of attorneys and
probate powers of the clerk.
addresses the specific categories of estates, conservatorships, guardianships
and trusts. Fees and costs, appeals of a probate case, delinquency tables by
type and a section on troubleshooting are also included.
access the manual, click here, or go to "Sections”
under the "Member Groups” tab on the ISBA website, then scroll down to
"Probate, Trust & Estate Planning.”