Does New Mexico recognize common law marriage?
New Mexico does recognize common law marriages only if the marriage would have been held legal in another state. While couples from New Mexico cannot proceed with a divorce without a valid marriage license, New Mexico will recognize common law marriages that have been transferred from other states.
What does it mean to have a marriage sealed by proxy?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A proxy wedding or proxy marriage is a wedding in which one or both of the individuals being united are not physically present, usually being represented instead by other persons. If both partners are absent a double proxy wedding occurs.
Are you legally married if you marry in Mexico?
A civil wedding in Mexico is fully valid for legal purposes in the U.S., but a religious ceremony without the civil ceremony is not, as U.S. law only recognizes marriages which are valid in the country in which they take place.
Is marriage by proxy legal in UK?
A marriage by proxy is one where one or both partners are not physically present at the ceremony. Marriages taking place under United Kingdom law are not valid if they are by proxy.