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7th October 2019

Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Will farm sale be affected if partner dies intestate?

Mike Westbrook explains to Farmers Weekly how the sale of a farm can proceed following the death of one its owners who hasn’t made a will.

A farm is owned by three brothers farming in partnership. When one of the brothers dies without having made a will, uncertainty surrounds whether his widow can legally inherit his share of the partnership.

Meanwhile, there are further complications when the second brother dies and the farm is later put up for sale.

So can the sale go ahead?

In this month’s Business Clinic, Thrings partner Mike Westbrook explains how the beneficial interests of those with a stake in the farm can be protected when the farm is eventually sold.

Click here to read the full article in Farmers Weekly.

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