Pension on Divorce | Financial claims are not extinguished by a Final Divorce Order (formerly a Decree Absolute) and can still be pursued.
It is a quirk of the system that any pension sharing order has to be expressed as a percentage of the fund from which it is being taken. Pension funds are not the same as money in a bank.
If you did not think about pensions when you divorced, particularly if your divorce was after December 2000, you should speak to a lawyer to find out if this was something you should have looked at and whether it would be right for anything to be done about it now …
In family cases, there is often a point at which outside expertise needs to be brought in. This could be to value the family home, to value a business or to advise on how to value and share the parties’ pension funds. What are the steps to achieve this and what do you need to think about?