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Can I Get An Annulment In Florida?

Q. Can I get an annulment in Florida?

A. The short answer is yes. The longer answer is an annulment in Florida is only allowed when certain circumstances can be proven. To file for an annulment in Florida your case must meet at least one of the following situations:

  1. Lack of consummation: If the marriage was never consummated you may have grounds for annulment. The longer the marriage goes on, the harder this claim will be to believe.

  2. Lack of, or inability to consent: If you did not have the mental capacity to consent to the marriage. A few examples of this are being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, having a mental disability, or having an illness that caused diminished mental capacity.

  3. Bigamy: The person you married is already married to someone else. It is illegal to be married to more than one person at the same time.

  4. Impotence: When one spouse fails to disclose to the other that they are physically unable to produce children prior to the marriage.

  5. Fraud: When certain facts are withheld prior to the marriage that would have prevented the marriage from occurring in the first place.

  6. Force: A marriage can be annulled if you are threatened into it by force, duress, or coercion.

  7. Underage spouse: If you or your spouse are underage and the consent of the minor’s parents was not obtained.

If you wish to file for an annulment in Florida you will be responsible for providing evidence to the court that the marriage is legally voidable. If you believe your marriage falls under any of the situations listed above, it's time to contact an attorney. Max Factor Law can assist you in collecting factual evidence to prove your case, while also representing your bests interests in the courtroom. Contact Max today to schedule a consultation to discuss your annulment case!

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