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Attachment order definition

What does Attachment order mean?

A court order in divorce proceedings which provides for pension benefits to be used to pay either maintenance or a capital sum from a pension scheme direct to an ex-spouse on behalf of a member.

The payment only falls due when the member becomes entitled to payment of their benefit. It was formerly known as ‘earmarking’.


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