What are the inheritance rights in a common law marriage in Virginia

Basically, inheritance rights in the ‘estate’ of a person who died and was in a common law marriage, are pretty much the same as the inheritance rights in a ‘statutory’marriage.Common-law marriages are not that common; they only exist in a very few states in the United States of America. As a general rule, and that is a very general rule, they work exactly the same as the statutory marriage.When you are married, you are married. And you and your property and relationships are controlled by marriage, not the way you got there.

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