Illinois Property Law: A Word on Partition Proceedings

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In a partition lawsuit, all of the parties who have an interest must be sued. See 735 ILCS 5/17-103.  The suit must be filed in the county where the property is located. See 735 ILCS 5/17-101.  When jurisdiction over everyone is established, the judge appoints a commissioner to investigate the property. See 735 ILCS 5/17-106.  For things like farm land, …

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Types of Real Property Joint Ownership for Farms

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    You can own a piece of real estate jointly with another person or persons.  Joint ownership means that each co-owner owns a given interest in the entire piece of real estate – usually, each owns an equal, but not necessarily. What does it mean to co-own property jointly with someone?  Even if two people each own an equal interest …

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