Depending on the circumstances surrounding the marriage, some couples may be able to petition for an annulment. In a Pennsylvania annulment, it's as if the marriage never existed because it wasn't a legal marriage, according to Pennsylvania law. Either party is able to bring an action for annulment in Pennsylvania. An alleged marriage will be automatically void and will be annulled when:
A marriage that is voidable, may be annulled if:
The information above is not legal advice on how to handle your case, so learn more about whether your marriage is considered invalid by the Pennsylvania divorce courts by speaking with a local Pennsylvania divorce attorney. Find a Pennsylvania divorce lawyer near you by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a Pennsylvania divorce case review form.
The above synopsis of Pennsylvania divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Pennsylvania divorce lawyer in your area.
Pennsylvania divorce laws were last updated April 2009.
Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.