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Can I prove that my ex husband and I were common law after he let me move back in for 4 months after our divorce was final?

Live in Alabama. We went out in public together with our kids and portrayed ourself as a couple.

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Its depends on the state in which you live. In some states it is only acknowledged if both parties referred to each other as husband or wife in documents and others require an amount of time to pass, usually a few years.

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Are you talking about a common law marriage? Does he want to be married even and what state do you live in?

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Varies by state. You need to do some more research.

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No. The states that do recognize common law will require it to be more than 4 months.

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Most states a common law marriage is 6 months. Are you into the pain and drama of going through the divorce process all over again, or what?

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Nope

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To create a common law marriage (assuming AL recognizes it at all) you need to do more than just go out in public together. Common law marriage requires a public committment and an intent to live together as husband and wife. SInce you just got divorced, simply staying together for 6 months will probably not create a new common law marriage.

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