Hello..can anyone give me some advice please. I have purchased my divorce through this site and my solicitor has sent the papers to court. Married 17 years and separated for 3 years so its on the grounds of 2 year separation. Me and ex have spoken regards to the finances and both in agreement that he will keep his pension and i will keep the eqyity on the house as its interest only but once paid i will have 70k. I understand that a Consent Order has to be filed and what i want to know is will this have a good chance of being granted as we both agree. No children involved and all is amicable.
please someone advise me..feel like I'm swimming against the tide lol.
A pension can be the most valuable asset in a marriage. It isn't a good idea to agree to any settlement without knowing all the figures involved, including for savings, incomes etc. Do you know the cash equivalent value of the pension and the type of scheme it is? Have you shared details of bank accounts etc?
Any settlement on divorce should take into account your respective needs for housing and income, now and in the future. The start point would be 50:50 but that may not be how things end up depending on the circumstances.
If a settlement looks unfair it may well not be agreed by a judge even if you have agreed it between you. I would strongly advise you to take legal advice. This site offers a fixed price legal financial consultation you may find useful.