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does this mean that were not.we did buy rings. He just didn't live long enough.
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Family Law
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It depends. Unfortunately you cannot have it both ways. One one hand you held yourself out as a married couple and therefore would qualify; however, you then held yourself out as single in order to claim certain benefits.

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I do not think it will qualify for common law marriage because you held yourself out as single.

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