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Recently broke up with girlfriend whom I lived with

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Recently broke up with girlfriend whom I lived with for several years. Have reviewed interpretation of common law marriage; how difficult is it to prove should she take me to court?
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Thank you for using JustAnswer. What state(s) did you live in with her?
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Family Lawyer: ScottyMacEsq, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
That is, the this law varies from state to state, so it is important to know what state(s) you have lived in together.
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