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Common Law Divorce eBook

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Learn How to End a Common Law Marriage with Bryan Fagan’s eBook

Texas is one of the few states that still recognize common law marriage. Even if you never had a wedding ceremony or obtained a marriage license, you may be legally bound to someone via common law marriage. This means you may have to go through divorce proceedings if you wish to legally separate from your common law spouse.

Common law divorces can be just as difficult and stressful as “regular” divorces, especially if you share property, children, and debt. Before you are eligible for a common law divorce, however, you must determine whether you have a true common law marriage. If you want to separate without dividing property or resolving issues of child custody, parenting time, and child support, your common law marriage will dissolve if you spend 2 years away from your spouse.

Bryan Fagan’s eBook covers the process of a common law divorce and other options for ending a common law marriage. Throughout the Common Law Divorce eBook, you will find information about:

  • Marriage declarations
  • Suits affecting the parent-child relationship
  • The definition of a common law marriage
  • Cohabitation
  • Informal marriages
  • Determining your marital status in Texas
  • Downloading a petition for divorce
  • Void and voidable marriage
  • Annulments
  • Bigamy (multiple marriages)
  • Putative marriages
  • Nonmarital conjugal cohabitation agreements (“palimony”)
  • Same-sex marriage
  • And more

Under Texas law, unmarried couples do not have any legal rights, but they can establish rights as a couple through common law marriage or cohabitation agreements.

Whether you want to know whether you are married in the state of Texas, why a cohabitation may be a good idea, or how to divorce someone you were never formally married to, the Common Law Divorce eBook may be a good place to start.

You can download the free eBook by filling out the form at the bottom of this page. We also encourage you to schedule a free, confidential consultation with one of our experienced family lawyers.

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