Likewise, an invalidly contracted out-of-state marriage will not be valid domestically, even if it could have been validly contracted domestically.
The term common law marriage is often used colloquially or by anti same sex marriage groups media to refer to cohabiting couples, regardless of any legal rights that these couples may or may not have, which can create public confusion both in regard to the term and in regard to the legal rights of unmarried partners.
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A Michigan court can grant a divorce for a valid common-law marriage.
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But when it comes to dissolving the partnership itself, cohabiting can cause problems.