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Can my marriage be annulled?

An annulment is a formal court order which ends your otherwise-valid marriage. It alleviates the need to obtain a divorce, since the law voids your marriage entirely and treats it as if it never happened.

But your marriage can only be annulled if your marriage was “flawed” in some way. Specifically, as two spouses, you can get an annulment if at the time of your marriage one of you:

An annulment can also be obtained if the spouses are too closely related to each other, based on specified family relationships (e.g. a marriage between a brother and a sister).

Note a few important points:

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