This would be governed by the International Private Law (IPL) of the area you reside in (in this particular situation: the IPL of New York State). Most states/countries recognise a marriage started somewhere else if that marriage is recognised by the state/country someone previously lived in. (one big exception if
In Canada…If you start cohabitating with someone who is the parent of your child, you are considered to be common-law partners from the time you move in together. A “parent”, for this purpose, includes an adoptive parent (whether in law or in fact) as well as a natural parent.If there
Illinois does not recognize common law marriage. States that do recognize common law marriage vary in their laws.You need to check the laws in each state: Alabama Colorado District of Columbia Georgia (if created before 1/1/97) Idaho (if created before 1/1/96) Iowa Kansas Montana New Hampshire (for inheritance purposes only)
it been over 40 years
Utah recognizes common law marriages only if they have been validated by a court or administrative order
Texas has “informal marriage” which doesn’t really require any specific time period; the couple simply file a court form stating that they agreed to be married on or about a certain date, that neither of them has since married any other person, and that they have represented themselves to other
Yes, if their marriage was recognized as valid in their state where they resided and they are otherwise qualified.
California does not recognize common law marriage.
suppose i don’t want my common law partner to get half of my house