A marriage breakup in any family is upsetting, but when there is divorce in a farming family the consequences can often be far reaching. The worst case scenario is the dividing up of the farm, which tends to benefit no one.
A farming business may have been in the family for generations, with parents, siblings and children all being involved in the farming enterprise. This complex ownership – often involving family trusts – means that dividing up assets on divorce can be extremely challenging.
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