How will financial assets be split during divorce of dissolution?
The starting point for the division of assets on divorce is equality but there may be reasons to depart from this based on arguments such as need or contribution.
The Court will also take into account a list of factors set out in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 which include length of marriage and standard of living.
Dividing Pensions in Divorce
Finances can be complex particularly if pensions are involved. Legal advice should be sought even if agreement has been reached as an order should be obtained in divorce proceedings that is binding and enforceable. We can provide advice in this respect.