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I live in texas in a comlaw marriage. Now he is trying to…

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I live in texas in a comlaw marriage. Now he is trying to evict me

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Texas

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No he check posted a letter onvtge front door and trying to have me certified serve with the letter

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If you are common law married, then he can't legally evict you as you can't evict your spouse. It doesn't matter if he has you served with a notice or not, you can't evict your spouse without a court order in something like a legal separation or a divorce.

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So if he wants to evict you, he will have to file for divorce and ask a judge to grant him sole possession of the marital home.

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