Annulment vs. Divorce in California

Most people are familiar with the divorce process. However, there’s another way a marriage can legally be ended in California — by an annulment. While the result is the same, in that the marital ties are severed, the legal effects of an annulment vs. divorce are very different. Although both a divorce and an annulment […]

How to Get an Annulment in California

Annulments are different from divorce, and an experienced attorney can explain how to get an annulment in California. While divorce effectively ends a marriage, an annulment wipes away a marriage and makes it as though the marriage never happened in the first place. As a result, the presumption of paternity over children conceived during the […]

Can there be a Fresno Annulment for my Marriage?

California law does allow for an annulment of a marriage in certain circumstances. The big difference between a divorce and an annulment is that a divorce dissolves a marriage while an annulment voids a marriage. That is, an annulment restores the parties to the status of single persons and it is as if the marriage […]

WNBA Star Seeks Marriage Annulment

WNBA superstar and Phoenix Mercury center, Britney Griner has filed for an annulment from her wife, Glory Johnson. The filing comes 29-days after the couple was married and a day after Ms. Johnson announced she was pregnant. Despite the dramatic fashion in which the announcement took place, Ms. Griner insisted that the decision was a […]

Annulment: A Divorce Without Marriage

Going through a divorce is the most common way to end a marriage, but you will find that traditional divorce is not the only way that it happens. In fact, an annulment is an option that will sever the ties of marriage if the court finds that it was not valid from a legal standpoint. […]