I'm from ND. In December of 2011 I was divorced from my wife of 10 years. We have 3 wonderful boys. She moved them to Utah. I was devastated. On Feb 25th 2012, I was married in the state of Washington. We spent one week on a honeymoon. At that time I realized I had made a tremendous error. We moved back to my place in ND. I felt so bad and guilty that I couldn't even sleep next to my new wife. I wouldn't come home for days. We never joined bank accounts. Never purchased anything together. We never even went on a date. I missed my boys. I was in a terrible stayed of mind. She wants to move back to Washington now. What do we need to do to get this anulled in Washington. And do we qualify? My email XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX.
State/Country relating to question: Washington
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Unfortunately, it is not time of marriage that determines whether or not you can get an annulment in WA or ND. Under ND or WA law you have to prove: Fraud, mental impairment, physical disability making it impossible to consummate the marriage or Bigamy. Thus, you will not likely qualify for the annulment, but would end up with a divorce to terminate the marriage.
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I feel like after I lost my marriage of 10 years, my children, my retirement, everything I had I was in a state of mental impairment. Does that qualify?
You feeling like you had a state of impairment is not the same as being diagnosed medically or psychologically impaired. Most people who lose their spouse have some mental impairments or depression, so that would not be a justification for an annulment, but you can still get a divorce.
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