Tuesday, November 19, 2013

On What Grounds Can You Get An Annulment in Las Vegas

Getting An Annulment in Las Vegas Nevada Are you looking for a Nevada annulment, Las Vegas?

Attorney James M. Davis can help you void your marriage legally and easily. An annulment and a divorce differ in that a divorce severs a marriage, while an annulment states that a marriage never took place. People are known to go to Las Vegas to get married quickly, and an annulment in Las Vegas can be acquired swiftly, if the complex Nevada annulment Laws are meet. There are several grounds that a couple can seek an annulment; Nevada law states that if these requirements are met, a Las Vegas Family Court Judge may Annul or void that marriage.

Grounds for Annulment in Las Vegas Nevada

 • Annulment for Lack of Consent: If one member of the couple is under the age of 18, and there was no parental consent given to get married.

• Annulment for Fraud by Either Spouse: Concealment relating to marriage, such as the inability by one’s partner to cohabit, conceive (the inability to have children) or have sexual relations. Concealment of prior drug or gambling addiction as well as concealed a criminal record can be considered fraud by the State of Nevada.

• Annulment for Lack of Understanding: Both parties agree the marriage was a mistake. Intellectual capacity due to illness or mental delay that was concealed at the time of marriage.

• Void Marriages: The couple is related by blood, within 2 degrees of consanguinity. If one of the spouses was already married at the time of the wedding, an annulment may be granted.

To receive an annulment in Las Vegas, Nevada law states that one or both of the spouses must have lived in Nevada for at least six weeks if the marriage did not take place in Nevada. If the marriage was performed in Nevada, there is no residency requirement. Any children born of the couple during the marriage that is annulled those children will be considered legitimate by Nevada law.

Parents seeking annulment will need to understand Nevada Child Support Laws and parties may seek support for the child. James M. Davis Law Office recommends using a lawyer for your annulment, as Nevada annulment laws can be difficult to interpret and an annulment can be granted on many grounds. We have years of expertise in this complicated area of law and will make sure that your marriage is ended quickly and fairly. If you are considering an annulment, you must act quickly, the longer you wait, the more likely that the Court will not grant the annulment.


 Resources for an annulment of dissolution of marriage:

Las Vegas Family Court