Wisconsin Divorce Guide

Annulment

Get answers to your questions with one phone call. Reduce your anxiety

A marriage annulment is a determination by the court voiding the marriage as if it never existed. A marriage can be voidable if either you or your spouse were:

  • Already married to someone else at the time of the marriage
  • Too young to be married
  • Close blood relatives (whether or not you knew it)
  • Under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Lying about addictions or STD’s
  • Inability to consummate the marriage

Save yourself the hassle by downloading divorce forms here

Statutes of Limitations on the annulment grounds

Situations where you must file an annulment petition within one year of learning about it –

  • lacked mental capacity to consent
  • lacked physical capacity
  • influence of drugs or alcohol
  • force or duress
  • fraud
  • underage

Situations where you must file an annulment petition within 10 years of learning about the condition – marriages prohibited by the laws in this state e.g. consanguinity (between persons who are nearer of kin than 2nd cousins)

No statute of limitations – marriages that took place when one of the parties already had a living spouse.



[Wisconsin Statutes – Sections: 767.03, 60; 765.001-.31]

Share this page with friends on social media

Site AdminWisconsin Divorce Guide

Leave a Reply