On divorce, the parties are required to provide full financial disclosure which includes information regarding any pension provision.
Professor Liz Trinder of Exeter University has published interim findings from her research into divorce law reform, particularly the need for a no-fault divorce.
When relationships break down sometimes the best solutions are those which you can work out for yourselves, together. You still have the benefit of your own independent legal advisor but the legal advisors appointed will be collaborative practitioners.
The Courts have the powers to take account of pension assets in divorce or dissolution settlements. If one party is a member of the Armed Forces often their pension is one of the most valuable assets of the relationship.