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How do i provide proof of common law marriage in the state

how do i provide proof of common law marriage in the state of texas after my husband has passed away?JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the Lawyer to go over that information with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want the lawyer to know?Customer: not at this moment

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I lived with my fiancee, in a defacto relationship, for 10

I lived with my fiancee, in a defacto relationship, for 10 years. We've been together, in a committed relationship for almost 15 years. I've driven back & forth from my house to his house for 5 years. I left 1/2 of my life's belongings at that house, because it was the primary residence, our family home. He raised 3 children with me. Our children now have their own children, our grandchildren.Recently, he moved his girlfriend into our primary residence, the home is in his name, I've been driving back & forth from my home to his for the last several years of our relationship. There was no forewarning, nothing was known of him dating, or otherwise.At this point I have 2 family dogs I want to bring to my home (I have vet bills, as well as a letter from 1 of the previous owners starting that they were intended to be cared for by my daughter & I. All the vet bills shoe either my daughter of I vetted & groomed them). He has 8 dogs total, some big some small, & has refused to let us take our dogs to the vet or groomer for the year.In addition to the pets, there are several things I paid for, & some family heirlooms.I have made every effort to get my things without involving the courts. He refuses to talk to me.I'm thinking my next step might be too full out some sort of legal document, serve him with it or send it return receipt required. Maybe, I won't have to file anything if he realizes I'm serious maybe he'll let me get my things &/or pay me for the things he wants to keep.Also, if I do sue him & the value of the items is less then $15,000 should I go through small claims court or family court?These are all the laws I found siting defacto relationships & the separation of assets.Overview of relationship property lawsProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, ss 1C, 1MProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, ss 21A, 21FProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, s 1NProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, s 1C Covers defacto couples whose relationships have lasted more then 3 yearsProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, s 24Must apply within 3 years after the relationship endedProperty (Relationships) Act 1976, s 11 if the couple can not agree on the separation of assets, one of the parties can apply to family court for the property to be divided under the law of the property relationships act.If the couple has lasted at least 3 years, the property is divided equally between the couple.

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My ex wife and i had been married for almost 9 years. she is

my ex wife and i had been married for almost 9 years. she is a teacher and had an affair with the principal is there anything i can do. he no longer works for that district but is still a principal for a different district. the proof of affair happen in october of 2014.JA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: mnJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: we were married traditionally only no marriage license

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My spouse of 35 years died one year ago. We live in North

My spouse of 35 years died one year ago. We live in North Carolina. We entered into Common Law arrangement while living in Texas. We lived together, had joint Bank accounts, Insurance, Purchased Wedding Rings, Had joint Stock and Mutual Fund accounts, Purchased several vehicles together, and had joint Credit Card accounts. Her family and our friends considered us as married. We named each other as Beneficiary on accounts not jointly owned.JA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: How can we get a Texas State Common Law Affidavit?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes, we are still trying to decide what to do. North Carolina does not want to rule on whether or not we were sufficient to satisfy Texas State requirements.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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My Boyfriend who is a Saudi student who is here on VISA and

My Boyfriend who is a Saudi student who is here on VISA and a scholarship from his government and I am American citizen wish to get married. Since he is on a scholarship we can not have a marriage approved by KSA and if we did he would risk losing his scholarship. Our question now is can we marry in the US? And if we do marry here, will KSA or the embassy be notified? We want to marry because of our moral beliefs so any marriage, so long as legitimate, would satisfy us.

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My son is in the ccu with cancer not doing to well, it was

My son is in the ccu with cancer not doing to well, it was his wish that no one see him other than is wife, they are not legally married. She says he is keeping his wishes, but I want to see him, does she have the right to stop me from seeing my son, he is 39 years oldsJA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: in NYCJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Just curious if there is now any common law marriage in CT.

Just curious if there is now any common law marriage in CT. Been living with a gentlemen in CT taking care of him for approx thirty years . Don't really want to worry about survivor benefits from the VA but I think they are sending me a form to fill outJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CTJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: With whom and for what?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Filed with whom?

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I live in Fl we have been doing this for 17 years. He told

I live in Fl we have been doing this for 17 years. He told me he want me out. I do not work . I can't work battling cancer. Can I get Palimony ?JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. I can't afford to live on my own. I am going through reconstruction surgery of my face where I had the cancer. I need a nose and maybe one operation.

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Well attempting to gain some insight into my research into

well attempting to gain some insight into my research into some filing in iowa between my fiances sons mother and himself it appears that she filed some sort of dissolution of marriage but they were never marriedJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IowaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: not as of yet, just in the beginning phases of trying to see where we stand she has full custody of the boy and has even had the childs name changed to that of her current husbands but i havent found anything supporting the termination of my fiances parental rights that he would have been an active part ofJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: outside of the other facts not much, what it all boils down to is we want to see where we would stand as far as attempting to gain custody of the boy as we have received information indicating she has a drug problem ok

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