Legal Question in Family Law in Missouri

Common law marriage in Missouri

I was wondering how long a couple has to be together for it to be considered common law marriage in the state of Missouri. Also I was wondering what common marriage exactly meant, is it the same a when people have an official marriage license. Do they have rights to assets, power of attorney, and so forth?

Asked on 2/20/09, 9:01 pm

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Michael R. Nack Michael R. Nack, Attorney at Law
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Re: Common law marriage in Missouri

There is no common law marriage in Missouri.

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Answered on 2/20/09, 11:51 pm

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