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Sometimes couples marry in haste – or very quickly recognize the error of their union – and wonder if they are eligible to annul that marriage. While an annulment is a legal tool for making a determination about your marriage – much like a divorce – it’s different in the sense that a divorce ends your marriage and an annulment specifies that what you and the rest of the world considered a marriage wasn’t a marriage, to begin with. In other words, it’s complicated, and you need the professional legal counsel of an experienced Aurora annulment attorney on your side.

Declaration of Invalidity

While the State of Colorado has no court action that’s identified as an annulment, the law does allow for a declaration of invalidity, which amounts to the same thing. If you request a declaration of invalidity of the court and your request is granted, the marriage in question was never a valid marriage.

Your Annulment Request

To render your marriage invalid, you must have a valid reason. There are different reasons that reach this level, and they include:

  1. At the time the marriage was made official, either you or your spouse was incapable of providing consent due to a mental health issue or due to significant intoxication.
  2. One of you is physically incapable of consummating the marriage via sexual intercourse, and the other of you was not aware of this fact at the time the marriage was made official.
  3. One of you was underage at the time your marriage was made official, and that spouse didn’t obtain the express consent of a parent, guardian, or a Colorado judge.
  4. Your spouse perpetrated a fraud that goes to the heart or essence of the marriage in order to induce you into that marriage
  5. You agreed to the marriage while under duress, such as force or coercion.
  6. One or both of you entered into the marriage as a joke or as the result of a dare
  7. The resulting marriage is illegal under Colorado’s laws because one of you is already married to someone else, or you and your spouse are related by blood.

If you were married in Colorado, you can request a declaration of invalidity in Colorado. Otherwise, you will need to have resided in Colorado for at least 30 days before beginning the court proceedings. If you qualify for an annulment, it’s a far less harrowing, expensive, and time-consuming process than a divorce, and you won’t want to bypass this opportunity – work closely with an experienced Aurora annulment attorney.

You Need our Experienced Aurora Colorado Annulment Lawyers on Your Side

If you need an annulment, you need the professional legal counsel of the Aurora annulment attorneys at CNL Law Firm, PLLC. We are committed to aggressively advocating for your rights and for your annulment when it is applicable to your situation. Our experienced legal team is standing by to help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at (720) 370-2171 for more information today.

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