Farmer Victorious in Dispute with His Son over £2.5 Million Cottage

Farmer Victorious in Dispute with His Son over £2.5 Million Cottage The right of individuals to do as they wish with their own assets is jealously guarded by the law. In one telling case that proved the point, the High Court rejected claims that a wealthy farmer had given a £2.5 million cottage to his eldest son and daughter-in-law or that he had promised to leave it to them in his will. The son argued that the cottage was his just reward for working hard and for low pay in the family farming and property development business for 20 years. He and his wife had lived in the property throughout…