The value of a family business or business interest is treated as an asset and therefore part of the matrimonial pot to be distributed when it comes to negotiating a financial settlement on divorce or...
When meeting with clients to discuss their succession planning, many cannot recall whether their property is held jointly as joint tenants or jointly as tenants in common. The distinction is that with...
This article contemplates the impact the April 2015 pension changes will have when
considering the financial consequences following the breakdown of a
relationship. Significant changes include: freedom in taking tax free cash, defined benefit schemes and death tax. Access to the fund value
despite a tax consequence is probably going to be a major concern. The full version of this article appears in the March 2015 issue of Family Law.
Online subscribers can access the full version of the article here.