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Common Law Marriage in Suffolk County

Legal Issues in Common Law Marriages: Custody, Support and Visitation

It is vital that you realize there are very strict time limits involved in the dissolution of a common law marriage. It is different from other types of marriages, where you can separate and cease to live together and later approach subjects such as property, asset, and debt division.

These aspects of divorce are very different in a common law marriage. The court cannot get involved in a division of assets, property and debt if the marriage is considered to never have existed. This is why it is vital that you approach the topic with an attorney right away. Common law marriage is not recognized in the state of New York. If the two parties were together in a common law marriage in another state in which common law marriage IS recognized, more can be done with regard to a common law marriage break up.

Common Law Marriage in Long Island, Babylon, Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip, Smithtown, Riverhead and East Hampton

At the office of Steven P. Kuhn, Attorney at Law, we promise to provide you with honest case evaluations and advice. We want to assist you during a potentially difficult time and make it easier for you. Our goal is to provide you with dedicated legal representation so that we obtain a positive outcome on your behalf. Our firm has over 30 years of combined experience in the field and extensive knowledge on the laws and processes of divorce cases, including common law marriage and how to resolve the critical issues of support and asset division.

Our firm will evaluate your situation and we will work aggressively to obtain what you are entitled to. We will make sure your interests are protected. It is crucial that you find out what can be done in your case under our state law, and potentially other state law, based on the details of your particular situation. We can analyze your case and advise you how we can help you bring the matter to a resolution.

Contact a Suffolk County divorce attorney for assistance with common law marriage and New York state law.

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