When Initiating a Case in Cook County Probate Cases, filers may need to enter a Will File Date (the date the will was filed with the state). Filers may add that information in the Case Cross Reference Code(s) / Hearing Requests portion of Section 1 of the filing:

  1. Select Will File Date from the Type drop down.
  2. The court requires filers enter the date with the format of yyyy-mm-dd in the Code / Value field.

Will File Date