(735 ILCS 5/12-140)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-140)
Redemption on claims allowed in probate.
For the purpose of redemption
from the sale of real estate
of a deceased debtor, any person whose claim has been allowed in probate
against the estate of such deceased debtor, shall be
considered a judgment creditor, and for the purpose of enabling such
creditor to redeem from such sale, a certified copy of the order allowing
the claim issued by the clerk of
the court wherein letters of office were
granted, may be delivered to the sheriff of the proper county, upon redemption
having been made, to levy upon and sell the
premises so sought to be redeemed, and like proceedings shall be had as
upon other judgments.
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)