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When discussing same-sex marriage, however, many neglect to raise the issue of same-sex divorce. Some same-sex couples get married in states where it's legal and then move to states where it's not.
In this day and age most couples just think about the act of getting married, but in some states they could already be married depending on long they have been together and some other factors. But a common law marriage can be considered a legal contract and recognized as a valid marriage and you could possibly have to file for divorce to dissolve the union. Learn more and check out this interactive infographic to see what your state laws are.