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...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which...

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

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. See Practice Note: Brexit and family law. This Practice Note sets out the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which...

Practice Note

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...

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

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. For guidance, see Practice Note:Brexit and family law. This Practice Note sets...

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