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Does California Recognize Common Law Marriage?

There’s a popular misconception that if you live with your partner for a long time, you’re married through a “common law marriage” with the same rights and responsibilities of legally married couples. 17 more words

Marriage

Love, But Not Marriage: A Short Story

It was July 1st, 1989, and Johnny was at Skaha Lake. The beach was a hot spot for single people in Penticton, and like a lot of other young men his age, Johnny went there to meet women. 2,043 more words

Short Stories

Blog: Do you know someone living an urban myth? Warn them!

“We’ve lived together for ten years so my partner will inherit my estate…”

WRONG!

“Common Law Marriage” in England is a MYTH – there is no such thing under English law. 246 more words

Wills