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Common Law Marriage: Myths vs. Legal Realities. What You Need to Do.

So what is a common law spouse? Recent data released by the government shows a 144% increase in the number of people choosing to cohabit as partners between 1996 and 2021. Such unmarried partners often call one another ‘my common-law wife’ or ‘my common-law husband’.  And yet even though the term appears to have a meaning …

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