(755 ILCS 5/9-5) (from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 9-5)
    Sec. 9-5. Notice-Waiver.)
    (a) Not less than 30 days before the hearing on the petition to issue letters, the petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition, endorsed with the time and place of the hearing, to each person named in the petition whose post office address is stated and who is entitled either to administer or to nominate a person to administer equally with or in preference to the petitioner.
    (b) Not more than 14 days after entry of an order directing that original letters of office issue to an administrator, the administrator shall mail a copy of the petition to issue letters and a copy of the order showing the date of its entry to each of the decedent's heirs who was not entitled to notice of the hearing on the petition under subsection (a). If the name or post office address of any heir is not stated in the petition, the administrator shall publish a notice once a week for 3 successive weeks, the first publication to be not more than 14 days after entry of the order, describing the order and the date of entry. The notice shall be published in a newspaper published in the county where the order was entered and may be combined with a notice under Section 18-3. The administrator shall file proof of mailing and publication, if publication is required, with the clerk of the court.
    (c) A copy of the petition and of the order need not be sent to, nor notice published for, any person not designated in the petition as a minor or as a person with a disability and who personally appeared before the court at the hearing or who files his waiver of notice.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)