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20 Apr 12 #325396 by crystal
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hi can any one help..... my fatherat the age of 67 would like to know if his wife can have half his state pension, his serps are worth a bit ... and he is concerened ? thanks

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21 Apr 12 #325606 by hadenoughnow
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AFAIK she would be able to get her own state pension based on his contributions.
Are his SERPs in a personal pension scheme?
These may be counted as part of the marital pot - but if he is already receiving the cash, it would be income and not lump sum.

The pensions are only part of the picture. How the finances are divided would depend on a range of factors - including ages, incomes, length of marriage, value of assets etc.


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