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Hi, I'm Lea and I have reviewed your query.
When you say it is not registered in the UK - what do you mean? Is the marriage legal in the country you married in?
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The straightforward answer is that a Nikah is not recognised as a legal marriage in England - it is considered to be a 'non-marriage' under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. As that Act also determine's the sharing of marital assets, it unfortunately means that you will not have a financial claim for the assets of your marriage.
You may have to ask a Sharia court to decide on your marriage as the English courts do not have jurisdiction.
If you jointly own property, e.g. house in both names, savings in both names etc., then you will have a claim for those as they are legally 50% yours.
Failing that, you would also have a claim against him for the benefit of the children under the Children Act 1989. And you can certainly claim child maintenance from him.
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