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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-Where did you get married and was the marriage legally recognised?
-Do you have any children together, if so how old are they and what will the proposed arrangements be?
-How much is his property valued, and how much mortgage is outstanding?
-Is the family home you live in owned or rented, whose name is ***** ***** and what is the value and outstanding mortgage?
-What other assets do you both have, together with values?
-What are your respective incomes?
Thank you for confirming. Firstly, the home you live in - as it is not in his name at all, you would have no rights to remain or claim the property if you separated. However, you would be able to pursue a financial relief claim in relation to his share of the other property, as well as potential spousal maintenance if you are unable to meet your reasonable needs from your own income or benefits.
In relation to the spouse visa, you will need to inform the Home Office if you separate - they will not necessarily ask you to leave the UK, but will assess your case and decide if you should remain.
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I do not know what the law states in India regarding polygamy and whether his marriage there is legal or not. However, his relationship would be considered unreasonable behaviour which you can rely on when applying for a divorce in England?
As he did not remarry in England it would be something for Indian authorities to deal with.
In relation to the Home Office, as you have stated that he has previously beaten you, if there is police evidence to confirm this you can apply to remain in the UK due to the domestic abuse. Otherwise you can consider applying to settle in the UK or the Home Office can provide you discretionary leave to remain.
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For Home Office purposes you will need evidence of a court conviction or caution to fully support the police involvement - if the police did not take any action, it will be difficult to use as evidence. Furthermore, you will need to provide evidence that the violence caused your relationship to breakdown permanently and that the relationship broke down in the probationary period of your visa.