Is the state of Maryland a common law state?
The state of Maryland does not recognize common law marriages made within the state. However, common law marriages from other states are recognized. To learn more about common law marriages in Maryland, visit: http://medicalmalpracticeblog.nashandassociates.com/2011/06/01/legal-boot-camp-second-class-the-story-of-mark-and-susan–-common-law-marriage-in-maryland/.
Maryland does not recognize common law marriages. To learn more about the state laws of Maryland, look here: http://www.lawlib.state.md.us/researchtools/glossary.html#C.