Legal Question in Family Law in Kansas

married or not

we got a divorce in 2001, but were back together within the week. Are we still legally married, we go as husband and wife. Or do we need to redo the vows? We've filed our taxs as married. All our friends think were married. Need answer it's driving me crazy.

Asked on 3/24/05, 12:05 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Alvin Lundgren Alvin R. Lundgren, L.C.

Re: married or not

As far as the law is concerned you are divorced. Filing joint tax returns and telling people you are married creates a common law marriage. If you want a legal marriage you need to buy a license and get married again.

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Answered on 3/24/05, 9:38 am

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