No Common Law Marriage Recognized By Alabama After January 1, 2017!

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Individuals in Alabama who have been living under “common law marriage” arrangements before January 1, 2017, will still be classified as “married” if they have presented themselves openly to be “husband and wife.” However, at the end of 2016, Alabama will no longer acknowledge common law marriages. On May 3, 2016, Governor Robert Bentley signed […]