Framingham Annulment Lawyer
Understand the Basics of Massachusetts Annulment
divorce means an end to a marriage, an annulment means a marriage was never legal
in the first place. If you believe your marriage was invalid from the
date the matrimonial union occurred, our
Framingham family law attorneys at
Barach Law Group LLC are ready to help. We can evaluate your case, determine your available
legal options, and take the best course of action to get positive results.
Are You Eligible for Annulment?
In order to annul your marriage in Massachusetts, you must prove that your
marriage is either void or voidable. Just because your marriage was short
lived, doesn’t mean you are eligible to file for an annulment.
Your marriage is considered void if you or your spouse was already married
to another person and the other didn’t know, which is considered
bigamy. Another void marriage is if you married a close relative through
blood or marriage, which is known as incest.
The following are voidable marriages in Massachusetts:
- A fraudulent action was involved when the marriage occurred, such as ulterior
motives for entering the marriage or marriage for immigration reasons
- One spouse isn’t 18 years of older when the marriage took place
- One of the spouses is not physically able to engage in sexual intercourse
- One of the spouses didn’t have the mental capacity to express consent
when the marriage occurred, such as being too intoxicated or having a
If the court grants an annulment, your marriage never existed in the first
place. You and your ex-spouse are able to declare that you were never
married in a legal sense.
Let Us Help You Get the Results You Desire
Our Framingham family law attorneys will work diligently to ensure you
obtain legal relief and your rights are protected. We understand that
annulments are common for religious and social reasons, so we can guide
you through the intricacies of the legal process in a discreet and effective manner.
Do not hesitate to
contact us and schedule a consultation today.