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Alabama Code 30-1-20 - Common-law marriage abolished.

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Common-law marriage abolished.

(a) No common-law marriage may be entered into in this state on or after January 1, 2017. (b) An otherwise valid common-law marriage entered into before January 1, 2017, shall continue to be valid in this state.

(Act 2016-306, ยง1.)

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