Should I Get an Annulment or a Divorce?

In a legal annulment, the court is basically saying that the marriage was void and never really occurred in the first place. Minnesota Statute § 518.02 lists the reasons where an annulment may be granted: A party lacked capacity to consent to the marriage at the time the marriage was ...

2020-08-27T16:38:02-05:00December 17, 2019|Categories: Family Law Blog|Tags: , |

Is an Annulment Easier or Cheaper than a Divorce?

Typically no. Unless there is a personal reason (i.e. for religious purposes), the parties may as well pursue a divorce rather than an annulment. To get a marriage annulled, the marriage must be voidable. Minnesota Statutes §§518.02 through 518.05 control annulments in Minnesota. How Annulment Works A marriage may be annulled if: ...

2020-08-27T16:57:33-05:00September 17, 2012|Categories: Annulment, Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , |

Annulment vs. Divorce: Which is Right for Me?

Under Minnesota law, when two married individuals plan to separate, the most common route is to get a divorce. Often, people want to get an annulment for religious reasons. However, a religious annulment and a legal annulment are two different things. Individuals who go through the divorce process in the court ...

2020-08-27T16:53:20-05:00September 24, 2009|Categories: Annulment, Divorce, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |
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