Pensions & divorce

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

Overview

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

This website is intended for financial advisers only and shouldn't be relied upon by any other person. If you are not an adviser please visit royallondon.com.

The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England and Wales number 99064. Registered office: 55 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0RL.