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Separated - pensions

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23 Jun 22 #519514 by Moggymom
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Hi all
am after some advice please.
been separated over 20 years.
spose didn't work for most of marriage
can they claim pensions accrued after I left?
have no idea where they are, only got their name and d.o.b so would find them hard to trace.
would rather just let sleeping dogs lie personally.

thx

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25 Jun 22 #519518 by hadenoughnow
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It would be very unlikely if pension was accrued after the marriage.

How long was the marriage? Were/are there any joint assets??

You can still divorce even if the other party cannot be traced.

You would only need a financial order if e. g. you need property transferred into your sole name.

Hadenoughnow

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