Divorce, Informal Marriage, and the Legal Status of Same-Sex Couples Under Texas Law

October 15th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

Texas is one of a minority of states that continues to recognize common-law marriage. The Texas Family Code actually refers to these unions as informal marriages. These are marriages that enjoy legal recognition in Texas despite the fact the couple never obtained a marriage license. Under the Family Code, there are two ways to establish […]

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