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My daughter lives in Utah and has had a time relationship

My daughter lives in Utah and has had a long time relationship with her boyfriend, 13 years. Seven of those years they have lived together. Everything from her view seemed wonderful lately. He's always affectionate and tells her he loves her. They travel a lot with friends and seemed to have a pretty amazing life. They work for the same company. He makes $300,000 plus a year. and she makes $30,000 a year. Two days ago he said as of that day they were no longer a couple. He was sorry but it was all a lie. He tried but he couldn't anymore. It was over. She is in shock and heartbroken of course. A few years back he provided for her in his will. They talked about growing old together. They always thought marriage would ruin everything. He gave her a $3,000 check to help her get into an apartment. This seems wrong. I think he should, if not legally because they weren't married, he should give her some type of settlement. She sold everything when they moved in together and has to start over. I don't know if there is anything she can do which is why I found this site to ask. Any help or answers you can give her will be appreciated. thank you My name is Geri ****** and I guess I should mention there are no children, only a dog and cat they have raised together.

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I have been living with a woman for 15+ years. I want out of

I have been living with a woman for 15+ years. I want out of relationship and wondered if Florida law would allow her to come after me for financial compensation.

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My mom and have been together from 2001 till now. they lived

hi. my mom and frank have been together from 2001 till now. they lived together and even exchanged ring even say they are married but didn't get married, .. now inPa would that make it a common law marriage?

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I have been with the father of my 13 year old son for a

I have been with the father of my 13 year old son for a little over 14 years. We are not married but together have built a life together. I have been the bookkeeper for his landscaping business and a homemaker since before our son was born. We found the home that we currently reside in together but when he bought it my name was never put on the deed . He has been verbally and sometimes physically abusive to me throughout our relationship and everything came to ahead last Friday night when the police were called after he had put his hands on our son. Now there is a temporary protective order in place until thisFriday. He was asked to leave and I'm curious to what my rights are. I live in the state of California.

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My ex girlfriend and I broke up in December we filed taxes

My ex girlfriend and I broke up in December we filed taxes together but she didn't work. We have 2 kids together. How much of my tax return am I obligated to give her

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How do I get declared common law married when my spouse has

How do I get declared common law married when my spouse has been diagnosed with an mental illness, I have been with him since 1987 and lived together off and on top 2002 at which time we have been living together unless one has had to be gone do to another family illness which required their assistance. He was diagnosed after a situation of family violence which I was considered the victim and other friends called in adult protective services. I was not here for about 6 weeks do to defending myself against the accusations which were given. Today his sister has taken him in to have him Sign a medical and a durable power of attorney. She says I have no legal rights to him. What are my rights I really need some help.

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I've live with my gf years, the first two years was a rental

Hi, I've live with my gf for 7 years, the first two years was a rental which I paid the rent. For the last five years we have been living in a house that I bought with my own money and is solely in my name. I have paid the mortgage the entire time. I also have a 401k which I have been paying into over this time period. Can my gf take me to court and go after my house and 401k since we have broken up?

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I live in MN, I have been living on and off with my

I live in MN, I have been living on and off with my boyfriend for 10+ years. He lives in my house and the mortgage is in my name. He has hardly worked over this time and I make a good living. We are splitting up and I have asked him to move out. He does not contribute financially to the household. This is not a common law state I have been told, am I in any way responsible for him when he moves out?

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My ex of 13 years is serving me with divorce papers he

My ex of 13 years is serving me with divorce papers for what he considers a common law marriage. We have been broken up for 5 months and not living together for 2 months. I have a marriage license to marry someone else. Can I get married if I have not officially been served the divorce papers?

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