Pensions & divorce

Pensions on divorce can be very complicated. Here we look at some the key issues.


An overview of the pensions on divorce process and a look at recent legislation.

Legal procedure

It is important to know the legal procedure and the services offered by solicitors.

Valuing assets

No matter what the eventual solution is, the valuation of the pension assets is crucial.

The options

Once pension assets have been identified and valued, the solicitors representing a couple in a divorce will have to agree what is to be done with them as part of the financial settlement.

Pension sharing

Pension sharing provides a 'clean break' solution. The first article provides a high-level overview of pension sharing, and the second goes into more detail about how it actually works.

Last updated: 31 Mar 2016

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