Can my ex claim half my state pension after divorce?

Anyone reaching State Pension age after 6th April 2016 will be paid the ‘new’ State Pension. This means that their State Pension cannot be shared if their marriage or civil partnership ends. Although, if they have a ‘protected payment’, the court could order it to be shared with their spouse. A protected payment is an additional payment that someone might get on top of their full State Pension typically because their entitlement under the old rules was higher. Read more...