A segment from Money Box in which Divorce Lifeline’s, Jeremy Wolff and Radio 4’s, Paul Lewis, discussed the potential end to 50/50 divorce settlements. BBC Radio 4 – Money Box 21st January 2017 This clip has been taken from BBC Radio 4’s Money Box – Southern Comfort which was recorded on the 21/01/2017 and is available to download from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0890cvfContinue reading
Liverpool Echo.co.uk – March 28th 2012 DIVORCE is one of the most stressful of life’s events and can have far-reaching consequences many years down the line. Now a survey by a divorce and pensions settlement advice service has found that thousands of women may have had their pensions settlement undervalued.
After the trauma of the divorce the cold hard financial realities of life rush in. Often it is felt most at holiday time. The days of 2 weeks resting in the sun have to be changed as money is now tight. All the more upsetting for many divorcees to discover that a large part of their financial security was lostContinue reading
To lose the home you loved when getting divorced is of course part of the trauma that a family go through. It is a dreadful experience, but to then find out that you were let down by your own Solicitor who is supposed to be on your side protecting you makes it even worse. Sadly that is what has happenedContinue reading
After the 1st December 2000 the law was changed and Pensions became part of the assets that were divided in a divorce. It is now clear that for many people getting divorced, their Solicitor did not get the correct valuation of the Pension. As a result in many cases a settlement will have been negotiated based upon a Pension ValuationContinue reading