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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 35044
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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I ve been married for 10 months and we haven't lived

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I ve been married for 10 months and we haven't lived together. Due to his change of mind.
Apparently we can only divorce until after 12/months.
I am wondering if I would be eligible to any of his pension being married for a short time and not having any children together. He did say his first wife took some of it. Don't know if this is true or not..
Thanks Sandra Baron

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

Has there been any mixing of the finances at all?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No Clare. We just split the wedding costs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We got married on Christmas Eve last yr at Chadderton register office and the plan was that he was going to get accommodation nr my house but after 2 weeks being married he changed his mind about it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We both lived in rented accommodation. Never lived together. He used to sleep over on my sofa at my house before the wedding. Then after the wedding he said he didn't need to sleep over at my house because " he d got me now "
I don't know if any of this information is of any relevance..
Thanks Sandra

If there was never any financial link between you then given the exceptionally short nature of the marriage neither of you will have any claim on the other financially - including on any pensions.

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details

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