(735 ILCS 5/12-902)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-902)
Exemption after death or desertion.
Such exemption shall
continue after the death of such
individual, for the benefit of the spouse surviving,
so long as he or she continues to occupy such homestead, and of the children
until the youngest child becomes 18 years of age; and in case the spouse
deserts his or her family, the exemption shall continue in favor of the
one occupying the premises as a residence.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)