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Regarding your financial rights at the time of divorce , you would have equal share on the matrimonial assets
Assets are either:
matrimonial assets - money and property you or your ex acquired during your marriage
non-matrimonial assets - money and property you or your ex acquired either before or after our marriage
Usually the matrimonial assets gets divided equally between the parties at the time of divorce, however, there are no hard and fast rules regarding division of assets on divorce. When dividing assets the Court, takes into account of various factors which are known as Section 25 factors (Section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973).
These factors includes:
Income and earning capacity, property and other financial resources that each spouse has or is likely to have in the foreseeable future.
The financial needs, obligations and responsibilities, which each spouse has or is likely to have in the foreseeable future.
The standard of living enjoyed by the family before the breakdown of the marriage.
The ages of each spouse and the duration of the marriage.
Any physical or mental disability of either spouse.
The contributions that each spouse has made or is likely to make in the future to the welfare of the family.
The conduct of each spouse, if that conduct is such that it would be unfair to disregard in the opinion of the Court.
However, the first consideration before looking at any of these factors will be the welfare of any children of the family.
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