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It is if he and you claim to be common law married.
Common law marriage in Texas can be formed in one of two ways:
1) File a certificate of informal marriage
with the county;
2) Not file anything, but (a) live together, (b) hold yourselves out to be married, and (c) agree to be married.
In case of #1, the informal marriage is not in doubt. In case of #2, the informal marriage does not exist on paper and must be claimed
by either party in cases of divorce
, death and inheritance, or whatever other reason. IF SO, then the party claiming the common law marriage may have to prove a, b, and c, listen in #2 to a Court of law to have it confirm that a marriage did exist.
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