Imagine, in the course of negotiating your divorce settlement, you tell your partner that they can keep one of their biggest assets and they don’t have to give you anything in return. Doesn’t sound like a good idea, does it? [Read more…] about You Keep Yours and I’ll Keep Mine
divorce and pensions
If you are in the process of separating then The Supreme Court decision on McDonald v McDonald could have a huge impact on how your assets should be divided.
We discuss a recent appeal judgement on a wife’s entitlement to share in her husband’s pension on divorce and the considerations for so called “silver spliters”.
Major changes in pensions will be introduced on 6th April 2015. As well as bringing changes for those planning for retirement the new regime will also alter the landscape for separating couples within the age bracket 55 or over.
Here are some of the common misconceptions about Finances and Divorce that we hear frequently along with our answers to help demystify some aspects.