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My wife and I met shortly after the deaths of both of our spouses.

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My wife and I met shortly after the deaths of both of our spouses. We were so caught up in each other we married a very short time later. We soon discovered that we made a mistake we were "out of our minds with grief." We have stuck it out for 14 months. We are apart and talking divorce. No children, no joint property. Is an annulment possible?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ellen replied 5 years ago.

WebLaw :

*Due to rules of your state bar or mine, nothing herein is intended as legal advice, only intended as general information to better help yourself.*

WebLaw :

Unfortunately annulments are not based upon the time that you are married or having made a mistake because you were grieving.

Grounds for annulment include bigamy, legally incapacity to marry based upon age or mental illness, intent to defraud some other person, business, or government agency or failure to consummate the marriage.

If you have not met one of these grounds, you will need to file for divorce

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