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03 Apr 12 #321400 by dukey
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Rather than take her word for it ask for written CETV, it does sound small to say the least.

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03 Apr 12 #321401 by ian conlon actuary
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Sorry, I was assuming that the figure quoted was from a CETV. If it isn''t then getting a copy of the CETV is certainly the first step.
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03 Apr 12 #321406 by MrsMathsisfun
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I would definitely be asking for a copy of the CETV, make sure its up to date.

Also be aware that a final salary scheme cetv made up before 31st march might not actually include that years contributions.

My partner ex claimed in mediation that her income had dropped from £2200+ pcm to £1700, when she had only reduced her hours by 2 hours a week. Funny when he asked to see her current payslip to prove this at the next session. She ''''forgotten to bring one'''' and didnt try to claim her income had dropped again!!

How much would you pension be worth without the 5 years pre relationship contributions. As there is 5 years in your age I dont think it would be unreasonable not to include this amount in the calculations.

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