Legal Advice for Common Law Marriage — 71 results
Written by attorney Robert von Dohlen, 3 months ago.
A brief summary of common law marriage in Texas Common Law Marriage in Texas happens when: • A Man and a Woman both • Agree to be married and • Live together in Texas as Husband and Wife... more
Written by attorney Andrew B. Howie, almost 2 years ago.
A. PRESENT INTENT AND AGREEMENT TO BE MARRIED
B. CONTINUOUS COHABITATION
C. PUBLIC DECLARATION
D. LEGAL EFFECT OF COMMON LAW MARRIAGE
Written by attorney Stephen Harkess, over 2 years ago.
Common-law marriage is one of the most misunderstood legal topics. Available in only a handful of states, common-law marriage is not a different type of marriage. Rather, it is simply a... more
Written by attorney April Townsend, almost 3 years ago.
Moser v. Renninger, 2012 PA Super 59 (2011) discusses theprocedure and timing for establishing or challenging the existenceof a common law marriage.Common law marriage could be established... more
Written by attorney Kelly Decker, almost 3 years ago.
Common law marriage is like a tattoo: easy to get, impossible to get off. Okay, maybe not impossible but you get the point. There are only three requirements to having a common law marriage... more
Written by attorney Stephanie Bamberger, over 3 years ago.
What is "common law marriage"? Common law marriage (CLM) is a legal form of marriage that does not involve getting a license or other state-issued registration form, but requires the... more
Written by attorney David Browde, over 4 years ago.
It comes up often here on AVVO - am I married under common law? Or, more often, do I need a divorce because I think I might be married under common law.
There are very few states that... more
Written by attorney Charles Hardy, almost 4 years ago.
Common Law Marriage - The Accidental Marriage
A. Formal Marriages Most
of us are familiar with "Formal Marriages", which involve church
weddings or weddings before a Judge or Justice of... more
Written by attorney Aaron Dishon, over 4 years ago.
Myth #1 - Common law marriage occurs when you live together for seven years Many believe that after you live with a boyfriend or girlfriend for a certain number of years that you... more
Written by attorney James A Johnson, almost 5 years ago.
Is it true that if you live with someone for 7 years you are common law married?
Most people have heard different things about common law marriage but don't really understand what it is.... more