(735 ILCS 5/13-109)
(from Ch. 110, par. 13-109)
Payment of taxes with color of title.
Except as provided in Section 13-109.1, every person in the
actual possession of lands or tenements, under claim and color of title, made
in good faith, and who for 7 successive years continues in such possession, and
also, during such time, pays all taxes legally assessed on such lands or
tenements, shall be held and adjudged to be the legal owner of such lands or
tenements, to the extent and according to the purport of his or her paper
title. All persons holding under such possession, by purchase, legacy or
descent, before such 7 years have expired, and who continue such possession,
and continue to pay the taxes as above set forth so as to complete the
possession and payment of taxes for the term above set forth, are entitled to
the benefit of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-1048, eff. 8-23-18.)