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19 05, 2021

Common Law Marriage- a Thing of the Past!?

By |2021-05-19T15:35:37-04:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Family Law|Tags: |

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 of common law marriage. First, common law marriage is where two people are deemed married after having displayed [...]