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"I live in Minnesota, and have lived with a woman for the last 7 years. Does that make us married now?" The answer is "No". Common law marriage is no longer recognized in Minnesota. It was recognized before April 27, 1941. Only ceremonial marriage is recognized today in Minnesota.
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