By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published April 3, 2023 | | |
If you haven’t been married a long time, you might wonder whether annulment is an option. Annulment is a way to declare a marriage legally null and void, as if it had never happened—you won’t have to divide property or litigate other issues. Here are the instances in which an annulment could be granted in Minnesota: Read MoreRead More
In the vast majority of circumstances, people who are considering getting a divorce will not be eligible for an annulment. You will likely only be eligible for an annulment if the marriage was a result of fraud, if your spouse was already married at the time, or if your spouse cannot consummate the marriage or Read MoreRead More
There is more than one way to end a marriage legally in Minnesota. The most common method is divorce, a ruling by a court that a marriage existed but is now over. Much less common, however, is annulment, a ruling that a marriage is over because it never legally existed. Annulments are only granted for Read MoreRead More
While annulment and divorce are entirely different concepts, many people believe they are the same thing. The two procedures are based on different reasoning, however. A divorce is a way of ending a marriage because there has been an irretrievable breakdown of the marital relationship. An annulment is a decree by a court that the Read MoreRead More
Many people make the mistake of using the words divorce and annulment interchangeably. However, they are in fact two completely different processes. A divorce acknowledges that you and your spouse were married and that your marriage failed, and legally ends your union. An annulment on the other hand erases your marriage altogether — it’s as Read MoreRead More
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