Legal Question in Family Law in Florida

Common law marrige

Is there such thing as common law marrige in the state of florida.

Asked on 8/19/07, 12:18 am

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Scott R. Jay Law Offices of Scott R. Jay

Re: Common law marrige

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Not anymore. Florida does not recognize common law marriages and has not for over 25 years.

Scott R. Jay, Esq.

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Answered on 8/19/07, 1:53 am

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