How long is common law marriage in Utah?
CALL TODAY AND LEARN YOUR RIGHTS. One important rule to note, which is specific to Utah, is that in a common law marriage, a party must petition the court to recognize that a marriage existed during the relationship within one year following the relationship's end.
What is considered married by common law?
A common law marriage is a legally recognized marriage between two people who have not purchased a marriage license or had their marriage solemnized by a ceremony. Not all states have statutes addressing common law marriage. In some states case law and public policy determine validity.
What constitutes cohabitation in Utah?
Impact of Cohabitation on Alimony in Utah Cohabitation is when two individuals live together in a romantic relationship while not married. If the judge believes you have proven that your ex-spouse is cohabiting with another person, he or she can end alimony retroactive to the date you filed your motion.