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The complexities of a farming divorce

Date:9 AUG 2017

A marriage break up in any family is upsetting, but when divorce strikes in a farming family the consequences can often be far reaching.

Farming businesses may  have  been in a family for generations - with fathers, brothers, sons, mothers and daughters perhaps all having a share in the farming enterprise. This complex ownership means that dividing up assets on divorce can be extremely challenging. In a worst-case scenario, divorce can spell the break up of the business and a sale of land to meet the housing and the other needs of a spouse.

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