Is common-law marriage in Colorado recognized in other states?

Yes. Generally, the U.S. Constitution provides that a legal status achieved in one state will be recognized in other states, even if those states do not have common-law marriage. Need to file for divorce? Find out what your options are and schedule a free divorce consultation

What is the process for a divorce in a common-law marriage?

All marriages are the same when it comes to divorce. You have to file a divorce petition through a district court, as you would if you had a ceremonial marriage. If one person believes they are married and the other doesn’t, does that invalidate the common-law marriage? It is very common to contest the existence [...]

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