When I married I was sunni, I’ve recently converted to Shiaism. Now my question is about the validity of my marriage contract. Whats the status of the marriage if you didn’t have nikkah paperwork and you were not given any knowledge on stipulations and your rights as a muslim wife. We don’t have any nikkah paperwork. A few months later we sighed some paperwork at the courthouse.

The marriage contract does not require papers, and it is enough to pronounce it, to tell him (I married you myself on a dowry of so and so), and he says I accepted