Kane County Guardianship

In Illinois, a guardianship proceeding is needed when someone becomes mentally incompetent, or when a Minor needs protection of his/her estate or person. And if the individual needing guardianship protection currently resides in Kane County, then the guardianship case will need to be handled by the Kane County guardianship court located in Geneva, Illinois.


Kane County Guardianship Court


In Kane County, one judge handles all guardianship matters for the whole county. The court call for routine guardianship cases is heard on weekday mornings in Courtroom 110 of the Kane County Courthouse located at 100 S. 3rd Street, in downtown Geneva, Illinois. Contested guardianship matters are typically set for individual hearing times later in the day. 


How do I know if Kane County is the right county for my loved one's guardianship estate?


If your loved one's primary residence is in Kane County, and he/she will continue to reside in Kane County for the foreseeable future, then the Court will presume that Kane County is the county of domicile for the guardianship case. This is true even if your loved one owns real estate or other property in another county, state, or country.


How long does a guardianship estate take to set up in Kane County, Illinois?


In Kane County, a typical routine guardianship can be set up in 1 - 2 months, depending on the type of guardianship case. However, if there are circumstances that complicate the opening of the guardianship (such as guardianship litigation), then it could take much longer.


How does hiring an experienced Kane County Guardianship Attorney make a difference when handling a Guardianship case in Kane County?


Because Illinois Guardianship Law can become very complicated, hiring an experienced Kane County Guardianship Lawyer can provide several benefits, including:

  1. A more efficient guardianship administration process
  2. A more cost-effective administration
  3. Familiarity with the guardianship judge and court staff (which can be particularly helpful with complicated and contested guardianship cases)
  4. Peace of mind knowing that the overall process is handled properly, pursuant to Illinois Guardianship Law and the Kane County local court rules


And since Attorney Kevin Williams has handled many guardianship cases in Kane County over the past several years, he has become very experienced with the Kane County court system. Contact our firm to hire a knowledgeable Kane County Guardianship Lawyer today!


Contact our Firm


Our firm has helped many individuals with routine and complicated guardianship estates in Kane County.  If you have questions regarding a guardianship estate, complete the form below to set up a free initial consultation:

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