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Hi, thanks for your question. Please can you confirm if you are in England or Wales?
Thank you for the information and apologies for the delay in responding to you. Given that you are now married you would be entitled to enter into a post-nuptial agreement which will deal with what happens to assets and finances in the event of a divorce. However, you should be aware that at this time under English law, post-nuptial agreements are not 100% binding as the court has the power to ignore them if the needs of either party are not met at the time of divorce.
Given that you have remarried, any will you had prior to the marriage will be invalid and therefore you should immediately review and update your will if this is the case.
In the circumstances, and despite the current cost from your local solicitors, it would be in your interest to pursue this as you will need detailed independent legal advice when preparing the post-nuptial agreement.
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Legally, as the house is in your sole name it is legally yours. However, arising out of the marriage he now has matrimonial home rights if it is being used as the matrimonial home. This will entitle him to occupy it and thereafter claim towards it if you divorce.
You will need to review and possible update your will so the property passes to your children. However, you should be aware that despite what it states in your will, if your husband cannot meet his financial or housing needs and there is no provision to support him if you pass away, he would be entitled to apply to court for reasonable financial provision.
No, they will not be entitled to any property that you have. However, if you legally hold property with your husband (such as a joint property or assets) then they would be entitled to claim his share of it.