Common Law Marriage- a Thing of the Past!?

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On July 24, 2019, the South Carolina Supreme Court stated common law marriage is no longer viable from this date forward.  In the landmark decision, Stone v. Thompson, heard June 13, 2019, the Justices ended the practice. What Is Common Law Marriage in South Carolina? First, common law marriage is where two people are deemed [...]