Unless the lease contains a condition or covenant against assignment1, a personal representative who has become personally liable as assignee may avoid any future liability by assigning the lease2. Where the testator was an assignee, the personal representative, by assigning, may avoid any future liability of the testator's estate3. Moreover, if the personal representative assigns the leaseholds on sale, then by satisfying all liabilities then accrued due and claimed, and setting apart a sufficient fund to answer any future claim in respect of any fixed sum covenanted to be laid out on the property, he may avoid personal liability
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