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we don't pay per month it is annually we had original contract and then we paid extra according to what crops made because he would not set amount.
he decided he is going to rent it landlord had crops torn up we were out of town and a relative told him supposedly to go ahead and remove them.
he is wanting extra money for land we gave him 1/3 of crops due to total loss as a crop but it was still good for feed.
the only contract we had was 86.00 per acre we on our own asked the landlord what he wanted he said he would leave it up to us. when the crops were good we would add extra to the payment.
last year was a disaster and we just did 1/3 of what insurance paid for loss of crop turning out to be 90.00. he wants the same as year before when we had good crop and paid 110.00
We have filed but he keeps getting nasty saying he will take to supreme court for extra plus interest from November. He is also a lawyer. But he is farming himself this year and he didn't notify us until letter that he is using dated by post office 9-10
I find we have to be notified 9-1 at latest or he should be paying us for this years loss.
We only want to get out of case and want to know if this is our right by law so maybe he will drop his case against us.
You were entitled to 4 months notice in writing before your lease was terminated, seehttp://www.farmdoc.illinois.edu/legal/articles/ALTBs/ALTB_04-11/ALTB_04-11_mod2.pdfThe landlord had no right to throw you out without a Court order and no right to the corn crop you mentioned that was torn out.You wrote that he is suing you. You need a local attorney to assist you and to file a cross complaint for the wrongful eviction and the loss of the crop. You can get a free consultation from some of the agriculture law attorneys listed by location athttp://lawyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/practicestate/Agriculture-Law/Illinois
You wrote: Does he owe us for this year since we were not notified by 9-1 in writing and he tore up our corn crop we were going to sell for feed and planted wheat in October?
My answer is Yes.
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