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Can I get an annulment on my marriage which was performed in the Philippines in 2015. We have never lived together.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

I'm in Utah.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

She has come to America but went to California with Uncle and Aunt.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Thanks so much for your patience. The state of UT has certain requirements if you wish to get an annulment in that state. They say:

The circumstances in which the court can order a marriage annulled are limited. Under Utah Code Section 30-1-17.1 a marriage can be annulled only for one of the following reasons:

  • One person was married to someone else, including if that person's divorce decree was not yet final.
  • One person was under 18, and that person's parent did not consent to the marriage.
  • One person was under 14 (if the marriage was before May 3, 1999) or under 16 (if the marriage was on or after May 3, 1999).
  • The marriage was between close relatives (such as a brother and sister) who are not permitted to marry.

Because you would know better than me, do any of those circumstances apply?

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