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What defines cohabitation with a person

What defines cohabitation with a person

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I am separating from my fiancé, we have been together 10

I am separating from my fiancé, we have been together for almost 10 years and have 2 children together. He hasn't worked for over 5 years. He claims if I tell him to leave he can take me to court for alimony even though were not married, that because I have been supporting him I need to continue to. I live in California and know that this state doesn't recognize common law marriage. I need to know my rights.

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What states offer common law marriage?

What states offer common law marriage?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was married in 1982 at a church. Apparently the church

I was married in 1982 at a church. Apparently the church did. Or file the record of our marriage with the county . I am trying to get a copy of my marriage license but there is no record. I contacted the church by email and am awaiting their reply. I have never remarried and now I can't seem to get a copy of the marriage license to get survivor benefits. I paid taxes and was considered my husbands spouse and now I need to know how to rectify this. I even have pictures of my wedding. What do I do . Elisabeth Cone

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Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son,

Greetings, I am currently living in Costa Rica with my son, and for the last 8 years, his mother and I have shared custody based on verbal agreements. Things have recently shifted and i am being villainized by her family, and I believe they are scheming to take control of my son's future. I was scheduled to bring him home this weekend, but they have not responded to my need to have a clear schedule of custody sharing, and my fear is that once I return him, they will start legal action that would keep him in their possession. I want to know my rights in this matter, are you available for a consultation by phone or skype since I am not in the country.

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I was married to a man that was in jail my jaw. I did meet

I was married to a man that was in jail for breaking my jaw. I did meet somebody else and we did get married, which I did commit bigamy. I did get caught, my case was dismissed but the condition for dismissal was for me to get a divorce which I did.. My question is, Is my marriage to my second husband valid??? I'm needing to go to the security office to change my name to my new married name, which I have been married now to my second husband for 10 years.. Cause if it's not valid we are needing to get remarried then. My attorney who did my divorce is no longer in business for me to call him and ask this question. I do live in the state of Texas. Thank you, ***** ***** you can help me

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I live in PA. I'm married. i have son 5 years old. i

i live in PA. I'm married. i have son 5 years old. i dated my wife before marriage from Apr 2008. in Jul 2008 i moved in to her house but we never had common assets or properties. in 2010-2011 i rented apartment and lived separately but my DL was under her address. In Feb. 2011 we married. At the moment she started talking separation and divorce and asked me to move out( it's second time, 1st time was in Nov. 2013 when i moved out and then she changed her mind and asked me to return). now i stay at home ignoring her text messages about move out. Before marriage i had about 94000$ on personal and saving accounts. at the moment i have about 91000& in european bank. during marriage i created US saving account for my wife and me. but then i transferred it to different US bank account under my name which had better rate. Question: which money in this case i can count as my "separate" asset and which amount will be considered as "marital" and will be stolen by wife during divorce

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My spouse and I signed an affidavit law marriage in November

My spouse and I signed an affidavit for common law marriage in November of 1995...a few months later we went forward with a civil ceremony for a wedding on January 6, 1996. My question is....does it matter which marriage date is used? If we are divorcing now....does it matter that we had a common law and civil ceremony?

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Christopher B, Esq.

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What rights does my ex common law wife have to possessions

what rights does my ex common law wife have to possessions and assets if she left me, i live in colorado. she recently up and left me without any notice, and now wants to take all the nice and expensive shared items, need to know what to do.

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