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Aurora divorce lawyer for annulmentsWhen a couple gets married and then at some point decided that the marriage was a mistake, the usual course of action they take is to file for divorce. However, there are some circumstances where obtaining an annulment would be more appropriate. While getting a divorce is usually an easier process than getting an annulment, it does not void the marriage out as an annulment does. Knowing the difference between the two actions and speaking to an Aurora divorce attorney can help you decide which option is the best for your situation.

What Is Required in Order to Obtain an Annulment?

In Illinois, an annulment is also referred to as a declaration of invalidity of marriage. There are specific requirements that must be met in order for the marriage to qualify for an annulment. These are:

  • One of the spouses was underage at the time of the marriage and did not obtain the consent of a parent or legal guardian.

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The Law Office of Matthew M. Williams, P.C.

630-409-8184

1444 North Farnsworth Avenue, Suite 307, Aurora, IL 60505

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