UK Family Law
UK Family Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts
Thank you for your question
My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further informtaion first
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
How long have you lived together in total?
What income do you each have?
Your marriage is indeed valid - there is no requirement to Register it in the UK.
Whilst he does have a valid financial claim on the Matrimonial Home it is a small one because of his lack of contribution and the
relatively short length of the relationship
You need to try and negotiate with him using Family Mediation
I am afraid that it could cost you as much as £10,000 although I would start at £5,000
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details