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RESEARCH PAPER ABOUT ANNULMENT AND DIVORCE

Annulment is a legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void. Unlike divorce, it is retroactive: an annulled marriage is considered never to have existed.
In strict legal terminology, annulment refers only to making a voidable marriage null; if the marriage is void ab initio, then it is automatically null, although a legal declaration of nullity is required to establish this. The process of obtaining such a declaration is similar to the annulment process. Generally speaking, annulment, despite its retrospective nature, still results in any children born being considered legitimate in the United States and many other countries.
Annulment is the process by which a Court states that a marriage never legally existed. An annulment must be based on mental illness, fraud, forced consent, physical incapacity to consummate the marriage, lack of consent to underage marriage or bigamy. Children of a marriage annulled for bigamy or mental illness are legitimate. In annulment cases, the court may award custody of children of the marriage and require payment of child support and support of a party. Annulment is different from divorce.
Marriage is a sacrament that joins the couple together under the eyes of God and legally under the state. When a couple decides to get married it should be for life, however sometimes couples choose to get married in a haste than later realize that they do not want to stay in the marriage. If a couple has been married under the Roman Catholic Church and the marriage did not work out then they cannot remarry in the church unless they had an annulment, even if they have already had a legal divorce.
Many couples decide to marry for the wrong reasons, for example most young couples have parents who do not approve of them having a relationship at a young age. If they believe that they are in love…...

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