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I'm on tier 2 visa. Got married to a Pakistani girl. She

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I'm on tier 2 visa. Got married to a Pakistani girl. She relocated from Pakistan on tier 2 sponsored visa. I'm getting my ILR next month. She is not eligible for one her ILR for another year. I'm thinking of buying first house. My concern is if the relationship ever turned sour, will she have a claim in the house or any of my other assets of she is only my dependent and will probably have to retuned to Pakistan when we do part ways. I got married in Pakistan.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you.

Since she is your wife she already has a financial claim on you and your assets.

Please ask if you need further details

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can she make those claims in UK even though she is a Pakistani Citizen?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Sorry just to make it clear she cannot get her ILR for another five years
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

I am afraid that that does not change anything - her nationality and immigration status do not affect the position

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Would you advice getting a postnup
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
can you assist in drafting one
Expert:  Clare replied 11 months ago.

You can certainly look into having one - but it is best dealt with by seeing a solicitor face to face - and your wife will need to have separate legal advice (also face to face)

Clare and other Family Law Specialists are ready to help you

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