Divorce, Dissolution of Civil Partnerships and Separation

Splitting up? How do you divide your money and assets fairly when a relationship ends? Call 03700 100 444 from 1pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday or e-mail moneybox@bbc.co.uk

There are many difficult and emotional decisions to make when a relationship breaks down and you may need help to work out your rights and how you will manage financially.

What happens to the family home and who will take responsibility for paying the rent or mortgage?

How do you share or protect joint assets?

If there are children to consider, what provision should be made to support them?

What are the considerations and rules about sharing a pension?

Will you be entitled to benefits support?

Can you avoid the cost of going to court?

What are the options if you can't agree a settlement?

Whatever your question presenter Paul Lewis will be joined by:

Michelle Cracknell, Chief Executive, The Pensions Advisory Service.
Joanne Edwards, Partner, Family Law, Penningtons Manches and Vice Chair, National Family Lawyers' Association, Resolution.
Liz Welsh, Principal, Elizabeth Welsh Family Law Practice, Ayr, and Past Chair, Family Law Association, Scotland.

To talk to the team call 03700 100 444 between 1pm and 3.30pm on Wednesday or e-mail moneybox@bbc.co.uk now. Standard geographic charges apply. Calls from mobiles may be higher.

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson.

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30 minutes

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Wed 29 Jan 2014 15:00

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