TITLE 53: INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
CHAPTER IV: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 400 DEPOSIT OF WILLS
SECTION 400.30 CERTIFICATION OF SEARCH FOR TESTATOR
Section 400.30 Certification of Search for Testator
a) For each will deposited with the Department, the depositor must certify, in writing, that the depositor is unable to locate the testator after a diligent search. [15 ILCS 305/5.15]
b) The Department may refuse to accept any will if the depositor does not complete the certification or if the certification does not contain sufficient information detailing the search conducted.
c) The certification shall be in the form set forth in Appendix A and may be obtained at the Department's Chicago and Springfield offices or at www.cyberdriveillinois.com.