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How you pass on farm property to a son or daughter may be critical in the event of a divorce

On November 4, 2016, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

No parent wants to think about the possibility of their son’s or daughter’s marriage failing. However, it may be necessary to think about it to avoid having half of the family’s farm legacy lost in a messy divorce. A pre-nuptial agreement may be the first thing that comes to mind…

There is no such thing as free labour on the farm – even within family

On November 4, 2016, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

Doing chores on the farm without any financial compensation may still be a time-honoured tradition in Ontario, but the courts do not necessarily see it that way. This is especially true when it involves an adult-labourer working for free or being insufficiently paid on a farm. It makes no difference…