Translation of common law in Spanish:
- derecho (masculine) consuetudinario (before noun/delante del nombre) common-law wife concubina (feminine), conviviente (feminine) (Chile) common-law marriage matrimonio (masculine) consensual or de hechoExample sentences
- Her mother stood next to an open doorway and sobbed yesterday as the undertakers brought down her common-law husband's body.
- Pension providers were recently asked if they make a point of never providing pensions for common-law partners under any circumstances.
- The policy permits Iowa State to offer the same insurance credits for domestic partners enrolled in an Iowa State benefits plan as it does for married or common-law partners.
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