Am I recognized as being married due to common law?
Question Details: No legal marriage has been done, therefore no marriage license? My children's father and I have lived together off and on for 11 years ending 6 years ago; we have 3 children and have filed jointly as married on our taxes for those years plus the following years up to and including last year's returns. For the past 4.5 years I have lived in another state. I would like to know if in fact I am married and need a divorce?
The state you indicate is NH. NH does not have common law marriage. So if you and your significant other lived together in NH, you are not and cannot be common law married, since that state does not have common law marriage.
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