The conditions, which apply to enable you to seek an annulment in England and Wales, are as follows:
There is no time restriction as to when you can apply for an annulment and indeed this may be in the first year of your marriage. If there is a significant delay in you applying for annulment you may be asked by the Court to explain the delay.
There are certain circumstances in which the courts will hold that the marriage is void.
These circumstances for voiding the marriage include:
Nevertheless, you will still need to apply to the Court for legal documentation to confirm the position.
There are a second set of circumstances where the law denotes that your marriage is voidable but this is subject to you providing evidence of the facts to the court.
The second set of circumstances where the marriage is voidable include:
At Specters, we can advise you of the correct process for you to adopt and the evidence that you may need to produce, as well as offering support with any other relief you may be seeking due to things such as domestic violence or in relation to children.