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Samuel II, Attorney at Law
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Have been in a common law relationship and a half years,

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Have been in a common law relationship for 5 and a half years, and have a child together. going to buy a house, and it will be under my name only. If it does not work out with her and I, which hasn't, can I ask her to move out? What are the chances she can keep the house?
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This is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard
A common law marriage in Texas is recognized the same as a traditional marriage.
And Texas is a community property state - which means anything you acquire while married is considered marital for the purposes of division if case of a divorce regardless of whose name is ***** *****
I suggest, however, that you can consider consulting with a local attorney to discuss an agreement where she would agree to waiving her rights to that portion of the marital property.
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