I would be very interested to hear advice regarding this as I had to take early retirement in April this year and am about to start AR proceedings. As for lump sum I have had to use this to survive as pension only 608 per month.
Seems to me that what you describe would be a fundamental change of circumstances calling for a total review.
Yes, his pension and his lump sum would certainly come into the equation. It might be that a pension share would be called for, depending on circumstances.
If there is doubt as to whether your husband will lose his job or not , it might possibly be wise to adopt a policy of wait and see rather than come to an arrangement which might have to unscrambled soon afterwards.
Julie321 : I think it''s always sensible to get together what facts you know about your own and your husband''s respective financial positions, and seek an appointment with a family lawyer who should be able to give a reasonable guess at the outcome.
I have an appointment on 3rd October earliest one I could get. Husband is working approx 2100 per month. Has a mineworkers pension and a private one together worth half my pension I believe.
This is guesswork as he has not spoken to me in two years. Guess I will wait and see what solicitor says as have asked to discuss with him but he says he will see solicitor. Going to cost a loy of money I suspect.