Thank you for your further question. You can disclose the assets as pre-marital assets, however, if the property is used as the matrimonial home it will be considered a matrimonial asset, and because you now have a child together and the marriage is not short it is difficult to attempt to ring-fence assets as pre-marital and the needs of the child and both of you will take priority.
50-50 of all matrimonial assets is the starting point and there needs to be detailed assessment of both your needs, and the child's needs and the court will depart from this equality depending on needs.
In relation to her residing in the UK for 7 years, this will not necessarily impact the decision as there are numerous non-financial contributions that she is likely to be able to raise that would be arguable to show contributions to the family.
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Unfortunately not - until such time as she remarries or a court order settles the finances, she has the right to seek financial relief from you which will include consideration of all assets and finances (you have the same right against her).
As the marriage evidently took place and appears to have been legal given that the certificate was legalised in the UK - there would be no grounds to contest the validity of marriage or the certificate.
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