Charlotte Annulment Lawyer
Declare That Your Marriage Was Void from the Beginning
North Carolina law provides for marriages to be annulled in some circumstances. The difference between a divorce and an annulment is whether the marriage was actually valid. Seeking an annulment attorney and getting an annulment decrees that a valid marriage never existed. Divorce ends a marriage that was valid.
Call (704) 810-1400 to schedule a consultation with an annulment attorney from Miller Bowles Law. We can help you present your case to a court.
HOW TO ANNUL A MARRIAGE
Upon the proof that a marriage happened, it is presumed that it was legally performed and resulted in a valid marriage. The burden of proof rests upon the person seeking the annulment to prove by the greater weight of the evidence grounds to void or annul the marriage to overcome the presumption of a valid marriage.
For example, if you learn your spouse was currently married when your marriage ceremony took place, your marriage is void. You can also seek to annul a marriage if you learn that at the time of your marriage your spouse was physically impotent, a minor, or that your marriage was to a person within prohibited degree of kinship (i.e. closer than first cousins).
If you believe you have grounds to annul a marriage, please contact Miller Bowles so we can provide you with a skilled annulment attorney in Charlotte today.