How do you get an annulment in Massachusetts?

How do you get an annulment in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, you have to file a “Complaint for Annulment” in the probate and family court for the county where you or your spouse live, with one exception: when one spouse still lives in the county where the couple last lived together the complaint should be filed in that county.

What do you have to prove to get an annulment?

To get an annulment, you'll have to prove your marriage is "voidable," meaning it was valid, but should be nullified (voided or canceled) based on one of the following grounds: unsound mind–one spouse lacked the ability to give consent due to a mental impairment or the influence of drugs or alcohol.

What are the qualifications for an annulment in Wisconsin?

To be eligible for an annulment, you'll have to prove that your marriage was “invalid” to have it dissolved. Grounds for annulment in Wisconsin include fraud, bigamy, coercion, impotence, mentally incapable, or being underage without proper consent.

How long before you can file an annulment?

If you base your annulment on physical incapacity, age, or force, you have four years to file. If a marriage is invalid due to fraud, you have four years from the time you discover the fraud. You can file an annulment based on existing marriages or unsound mind(s) at any time.