Deceased Intention That the Remainderman Will Honor the Terms of the Lease
In Mann v. Mann, 283 Ill. App. 3d 915, 671 N.E.2d 73, 219 Ill. Dec. 408 (1996), the lessor and lessee entered into a "Crop Share Farm Lease" with a specific lease period of 15 years. Mann, 283 Ill. App. 3d at 917, 671 N.E.2d at 75.
Shortly after recording the lease, the lessor conveyed his interest in the property by deed to the grantees, reserving a life estate in himself and expressly providing that the deed be subject to the lease. Mann, 283 Ill. App. 3d at 917, 671 N.E.2d at 75.
The court stated that it was clear that the deceased "intended the remainderman (a person who inherits or is entitled to inherit property) to honor the terms of the leasehold agreement. " Mann, 283 Ill. App. 3d at 919, 671 N.E.2d at 76.