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How to Nullify a Marriage in New York

In the state of New York, you have two specific avenues for terminating your marriage. This includes divorce (also known as the dissolution of marriage) or annulment (also known as the nullity of marriage, or void ab anitio). Annulments, however, require specific grounds, as defined by New York law, which requires having a corroborating witness or corroborating affidavit, if the matter is uncontested.

Having a Staten Island family law attorney to represent you and provide you with guidance can greatly benefit your case. Call (718) 557-9137 to schedule your free family law consultation today.

Am I Eligible for Annulment?

At The Law Office of Keith M. Casella, P.C., I have more than 16 years of experience to use to your advantage. I am highly knowledgeable about the requirements for nullifying a marriage. I can meet with you to go over the details of your case to determine if you have grounds for an annulment.

An annulment may be possible if you can prove that your marriage was not valid in the first place. If the marriage was illegal in any way, it is considered a “void marriage” and can be nullified. These include instances of incest, when a former spouse is still living, or if there was any coercion, fraud, or incapacity involved.

Additional Grounds for Annulment

Marriages that are not automatically void require a court’s judgement. The court may also deny a request for annulment, in which case a traditional divorce will be necessary to formally end the marriage.

A few examples of conditions that can be grounds for nullifying your marriage include:

  • Mental incapacity or deficiency of one spouse
  • Fraud or force
  • License irregularities
  • Underage spouse(s)

Contact Our Firm for Representation

Having quality legal representation is important in any annulment. As an experience Staten Island family law attorney the people of New York trust, I am committed to protecting your rights and addressing your concerns.

To speak with a knowledgeable member of my team, please call me now at (718) 557-9137.

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