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Default You don't need to cohabit to be common law

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Unmarried Ontario couple had no children and no house but man must still pay support, appeal court rules

In Ontario, being common-law spouses doesn't necessarily mean having lived in the same home, the court found
From:

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada...-e5e3205f50a6/

The sums of money involved are astonishing...

Here's a link to the case on CANLII

https://www.canlii.org/en/on/onca/do...20onca554.html

I think this decision extends the law regarding what cohabitation is much further than expected.
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