I read somewhere that common law marriage was accepted in Maine a year ago is there truth to this statement?? Or same sex???

Asked about 5 years ago - Canton, ME

My question is does Maine accept common law marriage or just same sex marriage?? I read that it started to about a year ago??

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  1. Elliott R Teel

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Maine does not recognize common-law marriage. The legislature passed a same-sex marriage law, but it is upheld until a referendum is voted on, which I believe will be on the November ballot.

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