Laura: What capital sum do I need?

The Challenges Laura Brought To Me

  • Aged mid 60s, Laura had been divorced for several years.
  • She was dependant on her ex husband for maintenance each month
  • She now wanted capital to create her own income.

What Laura Wanted Most:

  • Laura wanted to know “What capital sum should my ex husband now pay?

The Steps We Took Together

  • We calculate what lump sum Laura would need at this point to cover the stated monthly income for her lifetime

The Results For Laura

  • Laura and her lawyer achieved a position where they were able to enter negotiations with her ex-husband and his lawyer
  • Laura was relieved she could now be financially independent of her ex-husband


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