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New Jersey Court Rejects Common Law Marriage as Basis for Dependency Benefits in Workers’ Comp Claim

By on March 28, 2014 in Key Defenses with 1 Comment

Bobbie Kehoe and Scott Sunkimat began cohabiting in their home in Point Pleasant, New Jersey in 1999.  They made a life-long commitment to each other to spend their lives together but declined to marry.  They shared utility bills and bank accounts and both of their names were on the deed to their home.  Bobbie Kehoe […]

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