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From: (Tim Cox)
Subject: Re: [TMG] Tag for People Living Together
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 01:43:10 +0000
I found this website that talks about common law marriages and lists the states that acknowledge it.
> Imagine there is no official evidence of your marriage event, but:
> You are known as Mr. and Mrs.
> You appear in a census as husband and wife.
> You have filed joint tax returns as husband and wife.
> Now, try to prove in a court of law that you are not married.
> It would be easier and cheaper to get a divorce, than to prove you're not
> married. That's where Common Law comes in, in all states. If it looks
> like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's a duck.
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