In some cases, a marriage may not have been a good idea in the first place. You may be able to nullify your marriage or domestic partnership if you believe that the union is not valid. Nullifying the marriage essentially declares it to be void, as if the spouses had never married. Some couples prefer annulment over divorce or separation, depending on the situation. At Gill Law Group, our annulment lawyers in Irvine can discuss your unique circumstances and whether you qualify for an annulment, or whether divorce or separation is a better option for you.
An annulment can only be granted under certain conditions. In California, you must be able to prove the grounds for annulment. There is also a statute of limitations to file for an annulment. If this time period expires, annulment may no longer be an option for you.
Marriages or domestic partnerships can be annulled if:
We have extensive experience navigating the paperwork and the family court system in California. Our law firm can walk you through each step and help to resolve any obstacles along the way.
In addition to guiding clients through the annulment process, we can also resolve common issues such as child custody, child support, and property rights of each spouse. Because annulment works differently than a divorce, it is always a good idea to consult an attorney about what to expect and what will happen to your children.
Call us at (949) 681-9952 to get started with a free consultation.