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Ex Partners Still Entitled To A Share Of The Wealth Even If Cohabiting

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Karen Hart and John Hart started living together in 1983. They married in 1987 and had two children. Divorce proceedings were commenced in 2011. In 2015 Judge Wildblood ordered that she should receive £3.5 million. Mr Hart appealed this award. On 26...

The Decree Absolute Does Not Mean It Is All Over Financially

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In divorce proceedings, particularly when the parties do not instruct Solicitors, there is a misconception that the Decree Absolute brings an end to financial claims. That is not the case at all. Spouses and former spouses have rights to make financial...

Pensions on Divorce and the New Legislation : The importance of Expert Advice

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The percentage of marriages ending in divorce is approximately 42%. More people than ever are divorcing later in life. Frequently a party's pension can be the biggest asset in a marriage with available cash and property values decreasing. The usual way...