Mississippi Divorce Guide

File for Annulment

Need to know whether you qualify for an annulment or not? Talk to an attorney to determine what kind of divorce you can get

In state law, a marriage annulment (sometimes called a marital annulment) declares a marriage null and void. One needs to petition the court much like a divorce or separation, and be able to prove that one of more of the acceptable grounds for annulment have been present in your marriage. An annulment will be granted for:

  • Fraud and Duress – you have been cheated, threatened or forced into a marriage
  • Mental Illness – If your spouse has permanent or temporary mental illness
  • Impotency – You can file for annulment if your spouse is impotent
  • Consanguinity – marital relations between close relatives
  • Existence of a prior marriage, and
  • Under influence of alcohol or drugs


[Mississippi Code – 93-1-1, 93-7-1–93-7-5]

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