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We are married by English law only must we now get married by Islamic law or is our English law Marriage valid???

Q:

When I was young I was not the best Muslim I got into a relationship with a non Muslim woman, we had children and later I married her by English law, I always made dua that Allah guides my family and years later she found Islam and converted and that too made me get back into my deen I started to pray and follow the rulings etc. My question is we are married by English law only must we now get married by Islamic law or is our English law Marriage valid??

A:

Waalykum salam 

 
Thank you for your Question 
 
You must marry according to Islamic law 
 
Best of luck 
Naajiya Jaffery