I was in a short marriage 18 months. Prior to that I was in an on/off relationship with my partner. for 9 years. Before the marriage we were split up completely for 12 months where he rented a flat. I have received a letter from his solicitor that he is claiming that it was not a short marriage and that we cohabited for 9 years up to the marriage, and is therefore claiming for a 10 year marriage.
Can he do this ?
I brought the house fully paid into the marriage and have a child (not his) He contributed nothing toward the mortgage or anything towards the house in any way.