Jack v Jack

Husband and wife – Divorce – Matrimonial property – Partnership property. Court of Session: In divorce proceedings in which the wife reclaimed against the Lord Ordinary's decision regarding financial provision, the court concluded that the Lord Ordinary had been correct to hold that a farm was the sole property of the pursuer (the husband) and not part of the partnership property of the parties' farming partnership, that the pursuer's interest in the business as such was a gift to him from his father and accordingly fell outside the scope of matrimonial property, and that an effective gift of his father's loan account to the firm had been made to the pursuer and no formal assignation was required.

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