Pensions and divorce

Pensions and divorce guidance:

Standard financial orders, including in relation to pensions, have been issued as part of the standard orders project, see Practice Note: Standard orders—general...

Practice Note

This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your family lawyer will be...

Precedents

This document provides general guidance regarding financial disclosure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. What is...

Precedents

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which courts...

Practice Note

Unlike pension sharing orders, there is no complex implementation process for pension attachment orders, see: Pensions—financial remedy procedure—Implementation of a...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. See Practice Note: Brexit and family law. This Practice Note sets out the current...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which courts...

Practice Note

1 Introduction This letter is written as a joint instruction to you as an expert in financial remedy proceedings relating to divorce proceedings between [client’s full...

Precedents

The power to make pension attachment orders (previously referred to as earmarking orders) arises from the insertion of sections 25B–25D of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973...

Practice Note

Pension sharing is the method by which an existing (shareable) pension arrangement is split and divided between the parties following divorce, nullity or dissolution...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides a high-level summary of pension sharing orders on divorce in Scotland as they relate to defined benefit pension schemes. It is not intended to...

Practice Note

On proceedings for judicial separation the court has the power to redistribute the benefits derived from pension resources between the parties by: • making one or more...

Practice Note

Variation—pension sharing orders Variation before the pension sharing order has taken effect If the decree of divorce/dissolution has not been made absolute, and...

Practice Note

THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES IN RESPECT OF OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES ONLY Pension attachment and pension sharing were extended to cover the dissolution of civil...

Practice Note

An application for pension provision should be made in Form A under the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955. The fast-track (shortened) financial remedy...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on: • the old state pension scheme for those reaching state retirement age prior to 6 April 2016, and • the new state pension scheme...

Practice Note

Public sector pensions are occupational schemes for employees of central or local government, a nationalised industry or other statutory bodies. They include pension...

Practice Note

In the Family Court Sitting at [court name] No: [case number] [The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 OR The Civil Partnership Act 2004 OR The Child Support Act 1991 OR The...

Precedents

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) was set up by the Pensions Act 2004 (PeA 2004) as a statutory fund to pay compensation to members of certain occupational pension...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. For guidance, see Practice Note:Brexit and family law. This Practice Note sets out...

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