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.
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