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Marriage Annulments

Maureen Brown - Seatons SolicitorsHello, my name is Maureen Brown, I am a family law solicitor based in Kettering, who specialises in dealing with legal issues such as annulments and divorces arising from relationship breakdowns.

I aim to provide a sympathetic personal tailored advice to your individual circumstances. I care and will work hard to protect and look after your best interests.

If you would like a brief, free no obligation chat over the telephone we can arrange for one of our solicitors to be available at a time to suit you. Please contact us on 01536 276314 to arrange this.

What Is An Annulment?

An annulment is a declaration made by the court that a marriage is void (not legally valid) or voidable (has become legally invalid due to some intervening event).

A marriage may be annulled for various reasons including the following :-

1. Either party was already married
2. Either party was under the age of 16 at the time of the marriage
3. The parties were closely related
4. Either party did not give valid consent
5. The parties were not male and female
6. The other party had a communicable form of a sexually transmitted disease at the time of marriage
7. The other party was pregnant by another person at the time of marriage and you had no knowledge of this
8. The marriage had not been consummated due to incapacity or willful refusal on the part of the other party.

This list is not exhaustive and our experienced family lawyers will be able to provide specialist advice should you need it.

Application must be made to annul the marriage by presenting a Nullity petition to the court. The process should take between 6 to 8 months if uncontested and you will be required to attend Court.

Your case may be more complicated and we would be happy to discuss your individual requirements and provide a costs estimate for your particular case. The law in this area is complex and you should seek the guidance of one of our expert family solicitors if you feel that you may have grounds for an annulment.

An annulment is a declaration made by the court that a marriage is void (not legally valid) or voidable (has become legally invalid due to some intervening event).

A marriage may be annulled for various reasons including the following :-

1. Either party was already married
2. Either party was under the age of 16 at the time of the marriage
3. The parties were closely related
4. Either party did not give valid consent
5. The parties were not male and female
6. The other party had a communicable form of a sexually transmitted disease at the time of marriage
7. The other party was pregnant by another person at the time of marriage and you had no knowledge of this
8. The marriage had not been consummated due to incapacity or willful refusal on the part of the other party.

This list is not exhaustive and our experienced family lawyers will be able to provide specialist advice should you need it.

Application must be made to annul the marriage by presenting a Nullity petition to the court. The process should take between 6 to 8 months if uncontested and you will be required to attend Court.

Your case may be more complicated and we would be happy to discuss your individual requirements and provide a costs estimate for your particular case. The law in this area is complex and you should seek the guidance of one of our expert family solicitors if you feel that you may have grounds for an annulment.

The law in this are is complex and you should seek the guidance of one of our expert family solicitors if you feel that you may have grounds for annulment.

Send an enquiry for a fixed fee divorce now.

How Much Does A Marriage Annulment Cost?

For a breakdown of our fees and associated costs please see our family law matters fees and costs page.

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Sarah Chan - Seatons Solicitors

Family Law Specialists

Hello, I am Sarah Chan and I am the Head of Seatons Solicitors Family Law Department in Corby, Northamptonshire.

We aim to provide our clients with an outstanding legal service. We will help and support you and most importantly we work hard for you.

Please contact us at either our Corby office on 01536 276300 or our Kettering office on 01536 311690 or contact us online

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