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What determines common law marriage and community property rights in the state of California?
California does not recognize common law marriage. Community property rights can only be acquired through a legal marriage. Community property rights are governed by state law. ...
Does a Florida common law wife have rights to a mans estate?
The state of Florida doesn't recognize common law marriage after January 1, 1968. Florida will recognize a common law marriage occurring before 1/1/1968 in Florida or a common law marriage established in a state that does recognize it as such and the couple moves to Florida. If that is the case then you are entitled to the same rights as a couple who are married under statutory law. ...
Asked in Estonia
How can you prevent your common law husband in Florida from marrying an Estonian citizen?
Florida does not recognize common law marriage. As such, there is not much you can do if he wants to marry someone else. ...
Asked in Marriage
Is common law in FL after 7 years as of being married?
Florida doesn't have a common law marriage, however Florida does recognize common law marriages that occurred in other states. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, State Laws, Texas
Is a husband entitled to his wife's property that she acquired prior to their marriage in Texas?
Generally, no. Texas is a community property state. Generally, any property acquired prior to marriage, and maintained as separate property during the marriage, is not considered community property. For more detailed advice you should consult with an attorney who specializes in divorce law. ...
10 years in commomn law marriage do we get half of the property due to breakup under Texas law?
If you meet the requirements of common law, you will have to file a divorce alleging first the marriage (including the date of marriage). If it is found to be a valid marriage, you have the same rights and responsibilities as any spouse. ...
Does the state of Florida recognize common law marriages?
The majority of states no longer recognize common law marriages, and Florida does not (but will recognize a common law marriage that was established in another state that does still allow it). ...
Asked in Deeds and Ownership
In Indiana does a common law wife have any rights to property that is in her husbands name?
No. There is no common law marriage in the state of Indiana. An unmarried partner has no legal interest in their partner's property. ...
In Florida can you protect assets solely acquired during a separation from your spouse from being included and partitioned as marital property?
Yes. Florida allows married couples to hold property as separate entities and such property is usually not subject to distribution between spouses when the marriage is dissolved. In those states that are not community property states, the law provides for equitable distribution, meaning one spouse may receive a larger portion of marital property than the other, depending upon the individual's circumstances. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law
Do Common Property Laws apply to debt within a marriage?
The rules that govern debt incurred by one spouse in common law states is much different than the rules in community property states. So the answer is yes. Common law property states govern debts within a marriage as well as property. In a common law property state debts that are incurred by one spouse are not usually the responsibility of the other unless the debt was for something that also benefitted the other spouse or the family. ...
Can the prior owners of real property in Florida have a redemption period after the foreclosure sale of property?
No, Florida foreclosure law states that the homeowner has the right to redeem the property anytime BEFORE the day of the sale. After the Certificate of Sale has been issued, there is no right of redemption. ...
Asked in Mortgages
Is your property in Michigan exempt if you do not pay your mortgage in Florida?
Your property in Michigan would not be affected by your mortgage in Florida. Your property in Michigan would not be affected by your mortgage in Florida. Your property in Michigan would not be affected by your mortgage in Florida. Your property in Michigan would not be affected by your mortgage in Florida. ...
Asked in Arkansas, Arkansas Law
What is Arkansas law regarding property rights between spouses?
Title 9 Family Law Subtitle 2. Domestic Relations Chapter 11 Marriage Subchapter 5 -- Rights and Property of Married Persons ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Florida, Same-Sex Marriage
Is there any way Florida would recognize a same-sex marriage when a spouse dies?
Yes. Effective January 5, 2015, same-sex marriage is legally recognized under Florida state law, pursuant to a federal court decision. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Courtney Stanhope Kenny written?
Courtney Stanhope Kenny has written: 'The History of the Law of England as to the Effects of Marriage on Property and on the Wife's ..' 'The history of the law of England as to the effects of marriage on property and on the wife's legal capacity' -- subject(s): Capacity and disability, Husband and wife, Marriage law, History, Marital property, Legal status, laws, Married women 'A selection of cases illustrative of English criminal law' -- subject(s): Criminal law, Cases 'The mystery of Elizabeth Canning' --...
How is property settlement is determined after divorce in kenya?
The property settlement after a divorce in Kenya is determined to state, that a woman The law states that women are entitled a equal share of property if they can determine that they contributed to a share of the property doing the marriage. ...
Does a legal marriage in Louisiana transfer to Florida if it would be considered an illegal marriage in Florida and you were a Florida residents at the time of a punative marriage?
If the marriage is legal in Louisiana, it is legal in Florida. This is guaranteed by the US Constitution. You might want to consult an attorney for specifics. ...
Asked in Common Law Marriage
Does Connecticut honor Common Law Marriages?
No. Connecticut does not recognize common law marriage. No. Connecticut does not recognize common law marriage. No. Connecticut does not recognize common law marriage. No. Connecticut does not recognize common law marriage. ...
If funds were used during a marriage to obtain a home can defendant request half of the property?
If marital monies were used, then the property is considered community property and subject to division base on your particular state's law. ...
Is the common law marriage recognized in Virginia or can someone be grandfathered in after living together for 19 years?
Common law marriage is not recognized in Virginia. Common law marriage is not recognized in Virginia. Common law marriage is not recognized in Virginia. Common law marriage is not recognized in Virginia. ...