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You can ask a court to make a financial order if you’ve started the paperwork to divorce or end your civil partnership.
It is usually more straightforward to divide money and property before you apply for the final legal document to end the relationship.
You can divide money and property after your divorce is finalised or civil partnership has ended but it may change what you’re entitled to get and you may have to pay tax on it.