Crestview Common Law Marriage Attorneys

Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties


Detailed Advice on the Many Factors of a Common Law Marriage

Common law marriage refers to the legal union of couples who have cohabitated the same dwelling for an extended period of time, but have not undergone an official marriage ceremony. While Florida no longer recognizes the validity of common law marriages entered into after 1968, the state may recognize common law marriages entered into in states that recognize the practice.

At the law firm of Michael J. Griffith, P.A., our Crestview common law marriage lawyers offer detailed advice on a wide range of issues relating to the end of a common law union, including:

  • Division of property and debts
  • Child custody issues
  • Child support matters
  • Spousal maintenance and alimony

By carefully examining your specific case and your unique concerns, we work to offer the information you need to understand Florida’s view on common law marriages and the rights you have under the laws.

Dedicated to Quality Client Service

Any legal issue impacting your family can be a confusing and frustrating matter to face alone. Our staff works diligently to shoulder your legal burdens to allow you to focus on your family’s well-being and emotional health, rather than your proceedings.

Throughout our service to you, we make every effort to maintain open and honest lines of communication; we make ourselves available to discuss your case 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We also provide timely updates on the status of your proceedings and any changes that require your immediate attention.

If you have entered into a common law marriage in a state that recognizes the practice and have encountered a legal concern in Florida, we can help. Contact our office online or call 850-433-9922 to discuss your specific needs with one of our experienced lawyers.