Have Your Facts in Order to be Eligible for an Annulment
Video Transcribed: The maximum length of a marriage in order to be eligible for an annulment in Oklahoma? I’m Tulsa attorney James Wirth, and I’m about to tell you that that’s a question that I get all the time, and it’s one that you hear all the time.
If you’re married under six months or under three weeks, it’s always different amounts, but everybody seems to think that there’s this bright line if you’ve only been married a limited amount of time, you can change your mind and get it undone, and unfortunately that’s just not the case.
Regardless of how long you’ve been married, there’s no red line on it. There’s no definitive determination based on that. So when can you get an annulment? It’s not about how long you’ve been married, it’s about the circumstances leading into the marriage.
Did one of the parties lack capacity to get married? Was there a fraudulent inducement into the marriage? You have to have facts like that in order to be eligible for an annulment. Otherwise, even if you’ve only been married for a day, you’re still looking at going through a formal divorce process.
So if you’re in these circumstances, that’s some general information for you, but you’re going to want specifics regarding yours. Do your circumstances qualify for an annulment? Talk to an attorney. If you want to talk to me, go to makelaweasy.com.