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Pension Sharing - How do I go about it?

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08 Aug 07 #1842 by sailorcaz1
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My husband and I are splitting his pensions 50/50 which is great, but I am not sure how we go about this? I know he has to find out the CETV of each one so they can be split, but the actual physical splitting of them, I am not sure about.

I read on the web that it needs to be done via Court Order after Decree Nisi (which took place on 6 Aug), but we want to sort this out on our own if we can - we have done all the rest of the divorce proceedings ourselves very amicably.

Does anyone have any ideas as to next steps I need to take, or whether I have to get Court Order?

I have written to my current pension provider to find out whether they can accept the funds from my husbands' pension providers but haven't heard back yet.

Any thoughts welcome.

Thanks.

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10 Aug 07 #1873 by maggie
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you can't do pension sharing without a court order - only the court can order a pension scheme to transfer part of the member's pension to a non-member.

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