An annulment, much like a divorce, is a type of legal procedure that officially ends a marriage. However, an annulment operates by treating the marriage as if it never existed. But which option is the better choice for you?
This choice depends on a wide variety of factors, including the length in the marriage and the reason that you’re seeking to end the marriage in the first place. It’s important to note that there are stricter grounds for obtaining an annulment, so most people will likely need to file for a divorce if they are looking to end a marriage.
The most common grounds for annulment include the following:
Annulments typically only happen with couples that have been married for a very short amount of time, and there usually are few assets to divide. If you think annulment may be the best option for your situation, work with a team of trusted Jacksonville family law attorneys.
Divorce attorney Shane Herbert contributed to this blog post.