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We have been together for 25 years and married for 10. But got Devorsed in 2013. But still living as husband and wife. Nothing really had changed but on paper. Now I really thank it is over is their any way to re do the Devorsed
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago
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What state are you in?

In most states, living together as husband and wife does not create a marriage, and if you are not married, you don't need to do a divorce. You can just move into separate residences and live your own lives. Are there property or support issues that you want settled? Are there children?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
We r in Kansas. We where married in 2002 and Devorsed in 2013. But just on paper. We never made it public and we have 2 kids and we had joint cust. And now he has full with me just visitations and no over nights and I sing them because I thought it would prove my love to him but is has gotten worse
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Boy was I wrong
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
R u still their
Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

I'm here. You may want to modify the custody order to reflect what you're actually doing, but you don't need to redo the divorce.

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Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

However, Kansas is one of the few states the recognizes common law marriage. If you've been living as husband and wife and presenting as a married couple to the world, you may, indeed, be married under Kansas law. In that case, you would need to file a new divorce.

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Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

Do you have any other questions?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No thank you
Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

If you have no further questions, I would appreciate if you would accept my answer so that I may get credit for my work. Thank you!

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