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    Default Common Law Marriage in Georgia

    My question involves marriage law for the State of: GA

    Exactly what does common law marriage entail in the state of Georgia? How does common law marriage differ from traditional marriage? How do the rights of the respective spouses differ?

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    Default Re: Common Law Marriage in Georgia

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    My question involves marriage law for the State of: GA

    Exactly what does common law marriage entail in the state of Georgia? How does common law marriage differ from traditional marriage? How do the rights of the respective spouses differ?



    The state of Georgia only recognizes common-law marriages created before 1/1/97.

    In states which do recognize the common-law marriage, there is no difference between that and a "regular" marriage.
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    In states which do recognize the common-law marriage, there is no difference between that and a "regular" marriage.
    including the requirement of obtaining a divorce through the courts to end the marriage.

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    Absolutely!

    One cannot be in a common-law marriage and then think you can just walk away like an unmarried couple breaking up.
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