What Is An Annulment?

AnnulmentA divorce is a legal dissolution of a marriage, and often involves the division of assets and the resolution of other major issues based on the laws of the state where a couple filed for divorce.

But there is another legal action that also ends a marriage, known as an annulment. The major difference between a divorce and an annulment is that after a couple obtains an annulment, the law considers the marriage to have never taken place.

In other words, instead of dissolving a marriage, an annulment eliminates it altogether from public record.  read more