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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:-Are you in England or Wales?-How old are you both?-How long have you been married?-Do you have any children together, if so their ages and proposed arrangements?-What assets and pensions do you both have (both sole and joint), together with values?-What are your respective incomes?
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Did you cohabit prior to the marriage, if so for how long?
Thanks for confirming. Given you have only been married for 5 years and cohabitted for 4 years prior to that, it is likely that your husband would have grounds to "ring-fence" pre-marital assets. So anything that has not been used for matrimonial purposes and was acquired prior to the marriage (and potentially the cohabitation), can be ring-fenced and you may not be able to claim against them. However, you would be entitled to claim against all matrimonial assets and the court's starting point would be a 50-50 split of the matrimonial assets and ensuring that both your needs are met.
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