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My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first
Do you receive an annual pension statement?
Do you have anything from when it started to be paid?
How long has it been in payment - and have they not offered to give you a global figure for nothing?
In order to make the Order the Court needs all the financial information so that they can check if it is fair or not.
It may be possible to approach it in a different way
How long were you and your ex living together in total?
I am afraid that will only work if you do not want a Court Order - if you want the Court to seal an Order then they need a figure.
Are/were you a member of a Union?
This is nothing to do with the Petition - or what has or has not been asked for.
You and your ex have agreed a financial Settlement between you which you now wish to be turned into a court order and sealed by the court in order to ensure that neither of you can make a claim against the other in the future.
In Order for the court to make that order a form D81 has to be completed - the form is here
The information requested includes a pension Value.
This is a standard request and no one is trying to take advantage of you - other than the pension company.
I would suggest that you ask the Union to address this profiteering.
You do not need the kind of information that they wish to charge for - you just want a "ball park" figure to put on the form
Please ask if you need further details