The rising tide of divorces and separations in recent years has not bypassed the farm sector. In many instances, the problems of property division are more severe where a farm business is involved because typically most of the available assets are being used in the business. A loss of the assets can pose significant problems of economic survival for the farming operation; increasing the debt load to avoid loss of productive assets can pose equally serious problems.
"Transferring Farm Property in a Divorce,"
Agricultural Law Digest: Vol. 7
, Article 1.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/aglawdigest/vol7/iss9/1