The Probate Pro has the great privilege of appearing before probate courts throughout the state of Illinois.  Kane County Probate Court is one of the most enjoyable courts to practice in. The Kane County Probate Court has experienced and knowledgeable judges that understand probate law. They are staffed by friendly and experienced personnel.

Fun Facts about Kane County

The county took its name from Elias Kane, United States Senator from Illinois, and the first Secretary of State of Illinois. Kane County has an extensive forest preserve program, with numerous nature preserves, historic sites, and trails. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 515, 269 people residing in the county.

Mission of the Probate Court

The mission of the Kane County Probate Court is to provide for the public, bench and bar a means of managing the receipt, maintenance and security of the court record, and all judicial management information. The Court is committed to providing services to all of our customers in a courteous, timely, ethical and cost-effective manner. The Probate Court Judges and Staff are dedicated public servants who efficiently process all matters relating to the settlement of decedents estate, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and commitment of persons with a mental illness. Resolving disputes among interested persons will be accomplished efficiently with appropriate consideration of the best interests of the minor, the protected individual, the estate, and the public and all others who come before it.

The Kane County Probate Court is a court of statutory jurisdiction, primarily concerned with the protection of incapacitated or mentally ill individuals and their assets, and the proper transfer of assets at death.

Maps and Directions

The Kane County Probate Court is located at 540 Randall Rd. in St. Charles, Illinois.

Kane County Probate Court Judges

The Court is staffed by one experienced and knowledgeable judge that understands and excels in probate law.

  • The Honorable John A. Noverini is a Circuit Judge for the Probate Court. Judge Noverini was elected to the court in 2008 and retained on November 4, 2014, for a term that expires on December 6, 2020. Judge Noverini earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from the Moody Bible Institute, going on to graduate with a master’s degree in history from Northeastern Illinois University. He received his J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Kane County Hours and Operations

The Kane County Probate Court’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Kane County Probate Court is closed during most major holidays.

Security Requirements

An important consideration before entering the court are the security requirements. You will be subject to building security before you enter the court and must pass through a metal detector. Weapons are never permitted in the courthouse. The list of prohibited items seems obvious and include weapons, explosives, cutting instruments of any kind including knives, scissors or anything with a sharp or cutting edge, and chemical or aerosol sprays.

Cell phones are allowed in courtrooms with a judge’s approval. Cell phones are permitted in areas outside the courtroom, such as hallways. However, photography is forbidden by the public in the courthouse.

Kane County Probate Website

For many probate related issues, there is no need to venture all the way to the courthouse. You can do it from the warm, cozy confines of your home. The Kane County Probate Court has a wonderful website. The website has tons of valuable information including probate forms that can be downloaded free of charge. Yes, free court approved probate forms!

A probate record or file search can be done online if you have the case number or file name.

Online Resources

Probate Lawyer Near Me for the Kane County Probate Court

The Probate Pro is grateful to be able to practice law in the Kane County Probate Court. The Probate Pro is here to help you navigate this journey by focusing on your goals.  If you have any questions concerning any aspect of the law, let me know. My direct line is 248-399-3300 or toll free: 833-PROBATE.