When can a marriage be annulled?
An annulment is a way of ending a marriage, similar to a divorce. However, unlike a divorce where you must wait up to one year before you can apply, you can apply for an annulment at any time after the wedding.
Why would someone want an annulment?
One person already being legally married. Fraud (one person lied to the other person so they would consent to marriage) Duress (one person agreed to the marriage after being threatened) Incompetence (at least one person was not legally competent to agree to be married, such as mental illness or physical disability)
What is the difference between a divorce and marriage annulment?
There are two ways to bring an end to a marriage – annulment or divorce. While a divorce legally ends a marriage, an annulment declares the marriage null and void, as if it never existed.
Can a marriage be annulled within a year?
When can you annul a marriage? Annulment is a way of ending a marriage, like divorce. Unlike divorce, you can get a marriage annulled at any time after the wedding (in a divorce, you have to wait at least a year). You may want an annulment if you have religious reasons for not wanting a divorce.