A marriage declared invalid as though it never happened
Southern California Annulment Lawyers
How to Legally Invalidate a Marriage
Divorce is not the only way for you to end a marriage; in certain circumstances, it is possible to have your marriage annulled. This means that your marriage would be declared invalid and legally treated as though it never happened.
Our divorce attorneys at Holstrom, Block & Parke, APLC are well versed in California annulment law and will make sure to help you through this difficult proceeding and pursue the results you need.
Contrary to popular belief, whether or not you get an annulment does not depend on how long you have been married. Eligibility for an annulment depends on providing evidence of certain criteria. Proving you have a valid reason for an annulment can be difficult, which is why it is important to have a knowledgeable legal advocate on your side.
What Are the Legal Reasons for an Annulment?
There are only a handful of circumstances that would compel a judge to grant an annulment. If your situation does not fall into one of those categories, you will not be able to get annulment and will need to file for divorce. It doesn’t matter if you have only been married a few days, you must meet the legal requirements to be granted an annulment.
These legal reasons include the following:
- If either party was already legally married
- If the two parties are closely related
- If either party is found to be legally insane
- If either party was forced into the marriage
- If one or both parties were underage at the time of the marriage
- If one of the parties is physically incapable of consummating the marriage
If any of these applies to your marriage then you may have a case for an annulment. Our knowledgeable attorneys will discuss your legal options and how we can help you proceed.
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