Oftentimes in a divorce or separation, people assume that assets need to be divided… but that isn’t *always* the case, especially with farm and ranch divorces. Read my Fact Sheet on Keeping the Farm Business Intact with the National Agriculture Law Center here. You can read all of the fact sheets on family law issues with agriculture here.
Family Law Issues in Agriculture: Fact Sheets with the National Agriculture Law Center
I just love it when my writing hits the press! And I especially love it when it combines my two passion areas — family law and agriculture law. I am honored to have authored the Fact Sheets on family law issues in agriculture with the National Agriculture Law Center. You can review them individually here or the packet here.
Family Law Issues in Agriculture: Keeping the Business Intact
Most parties going through a divorce do not consider the option of keeping the farm business intact. Everyone’s brains (including the lawyers’) typically go to dividing the farm/ranch assets, along with its inventory. However, there is another option: keeping the business intact. This has several advantages, especially if this is a multi-generational farm family business. This requires careful planning and …