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Anyboby on here been through a divorce? Just looking for some advice thanks.

Wondering what I can do to protect the farm and equipment if anything.

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

I personally haven't but know of a couple people who have. Get yourself a good lawyer and not a local lawyer. One guys divorce was quite civ...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

I've been through it... get the best lawyer you can. That's what helped me...it cost but was worth every penny...

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

What I ended up doing after watching two lawyers get rich (hers and mine) for about a year, was packaged everything up neatly meaning balanc...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

I’ve been there too. Not a fun time but you will get through it. Get the best lawyer!!! And you will be thankful you did. Every situation is...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Well,my great uncle told me. If its not your fault like working to many hour etc. Living with them is easier than cleaning the garage. If yo...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

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I have friend who setup his farm as each family is an llc to the farm. there are 3 to family's tied to this farm. then each llc has a vote ...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

I had a friend go threw a devorce in Iowa and everything he had before the marriage she could not touch. But anything they got why married i...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

I've always been told when I complain about the house remodel, her clothes, or the new couch that "Its cheaper than Half"

Verified FBN Member (CO)

She will get half of anything after date of marriage until divorce is final, it’s unfortunate but it is what it is. Negotiate and stipulate ...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

Let me plant a seed that may not develop, because that's what I've attempted as a farmer of 30 years. Since we as farmers make resource all...

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

I would agree with reconciliation.

Verified FBN Member (IA)

I've got to echo what **** says above. If that's not possible there are lots of "if's". Mine was irreconcilable. If there's young kids it...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I have been through it. Tried to keep it afloat but it was a losing cause, was losing anyway so I divorced her. Everyone has unique circum...

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Verified FBN Member (MB, CAN)

Give her what she wants right away. Lawyers are bullshit

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I have, and I’m sorry that you are going through this.

First of all accept that this is happening even if you don’t agree. Also keep things ...

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

I went thru a divorce after 30 years of marriage. Saved as much as I could and was very frugal (unlike my ex) to be able to retire at 55. A...

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Verified FBN Member (MB, CAN)

Settle as quick as possible. If a judge gets involved, it will drag out. Judges and lawyers want it to go on forever

Verified FBN Member (WA)

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I got divorced after 7 years of marriage and two kids. It was very difficult but I could not go on living with her. She was a psychotic b*...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Nope Corporations don't protect marital assets, my Ex was 12% owner of a Corporation my parents started but was still entitled to 50% .

Verified FBN Member (CA)

I am in the middle of a 3 year battle from a 40 year marriage, and trying to save a farm that has been in my family for 145 years. My twist...

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

Get a lawyer that knows the local judges since they decide most cases. In terms of protecting your farm I assume it wasn’t in a trust? If no...

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Verified FBN Member (CA)

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My ex wife left me after 3months married but it took 2.5 yrs to finally be rid of her. Like said before I kind of saw it coming and never fi...

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Verified FBN Member (AL)

My dad just went through one the same year I got married. Praying for you man. I saw how far down it took my dad. Been 3 years now and he’s ...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

mine was 7 years ago it came down to a 50/50 assets minus debt plus retirement accounts and cash value life insurance. There was no value ...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

If you have been married for any length of time then basically your spouse is entitled to at least 50% of the net value of your marital esta...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Best advice I got 30 plus years ago was to get rid of her as fast as possible. You need to decide what assets are the most important, be wil...

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Verified FBN Member (CO)

If you can prove that he/she did not contribute, they may not get half!

Verified FBN Member (SD)

Yeah if just left don’t for her to come back pertect your self right away with paper work with a deal and get it signed longer ya wait more ...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Once it gets started it rarely comes back together. Get out before you start making real money and never look back.

Verified FBN Member (OK)

I haven't been through one but know someone going through one for four or five years with no end in sight. Get a good lawyer and check with ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

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Interview all the best lawyers to hire. Pick an expert with farm divorce!!

In my case, She told me the farm was a business that would make...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

9 years and 10 months ago I went through a divorce after 32 years of marriage. I didn't get a high end expensive attorney, but he was an att...

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