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Divorce is not the only method for terminating a marriage in Mississippi. Annulment is a remedy that allows the court to declare that a marriage never existed. There are specific grounds and requirements for annulment, so you need to seek the advice of a qualified Mississippi divorce lawyer. John Robert White, PA provides legal representation for ending a marriage.
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Grounds for Annulment in Mississippi
There are several possible grounds for a Mississippi annulment to be granted. All bigamous and incestuous marriages are void and may be annulled upon the request of either party. In addition, there are seven other grounds recognized by the state.
Possible grounds for an annulment include:
- Incurable impotency
- Adjudicated mental illness or incompetence
- Pregnancy of the wife by another person, if unknown to the husband
- Failure to obtain valid marriage licenses when cohabitation has not followed the marriage
- When consent was obtained by force
- When a party is incapable of understanding or consenting to the marriage
- A party is not capable of entering into the marriage state due to physical causes
Specific requirements must be met in order for an annulment to be granted. Let a Mississippi divorce lawyer from our firm evaluate your situation and advise you about your legal options to help you make the best decision for your future.
Other Requirements that Must be Met
There are other requirements for seeking an annulment on specific grounds. For example, an action for annulment for pregnancy, consent obtained by fraud or force, or a party incapable from physical causes or inability to understand consent must be brought within six months of the time the ground is or should have been discovered.
Call John Robert White, PA at (601) 675-4308 or complete our online form to schedule your initial consultation with a Mississippi divorce and annulment lawyer.