Fact or fiction: Five myths about common law marriage

Common law marriage is not recognized in most states. And where it does exist, there is no simple test to see if a couple qualifies as married under common law.

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by Mary S. Yamin-Garone

Writing, editing and proofreading professional with over 36 years of experience with individuals, business and govern...

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Updated on: March 30, 2023 · 4min read


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