What does annulment mean?

What does annulment mean?

Annulment: A legal ruling that erases a marriage by declaring the marriage null and void and that the union was never legally valid. However, even if the marriage is erased, the marriage records remain on file. Note that a religious annulment is not a legal dissolution of a civil marriage.

Can a Hindu marriage be annulled?

A marriage is automatically void and is automatically annulled when it is prohibited by law. Section 11 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 deals with: Bigamy – If either spouse was still legally married to another person at the time of the marriage then the marriage is void and no formal annulment is necessary.

How long do you have to annul a marriage in Michigan?

If one spouse suffered from a physical incapacity, defect or infirmity at the time of the marriage, the marriage may be annulled if a case is brought to court within two years of the marriage date.

Is annulment a sin?

In many cases, yes. It is true, unfortunately, that some Catholics use the annulment process for their own selfish gain. They do this by divorcing their spouses and abandoning their families, filing for the annulment process, and then lying about the factors they say caused their marriages to fail.