Common Law Marriage Marriage Licenses

Common Law Marriage is an arrangement where non-married persons are treated as married persons under the law. The arrangement has been abolished in the vast majority of U.S. states; currently, only nine states... more +
Common Law Marriage is an arrangement where non-married persons are treated as married persons under the law. The arrangement has been abolished in the vast majority of U.S. states; currently, only nine states allow common law marriage: Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas and Utah. A handful of other states will recognize common law marriages if they existed prior to a particular cutoff date. While exact requirements vary according to jurisdiction, the typical requirements of a common law marriage are: 1) Agreement to be married 2) Cohabitation 3) Holding oneself out as married. less -
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Common Law Marriage is NOT so Common.

Common Law Marriage, when it was abolished in MS, and when they are still recognized by the State....more

What A Common Law Marriage Does To Your Estate Plan

What A Common Law Marriage Does To Your Estate Plan Common law marriage is still in practice in Alabama ,Colorado, The District of Columbia, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina,...more

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