A Utah Annulment is a very specific legal remedy that is not available to everyone. Most people that want to end their marriage will not qualify for a Utah annulment, and will simply have to go through a divorce. Before a court will grant an annulment in Utah, the parties must qualify, and most don't. The Utah statute or code limits annulment to the following:
However, Utah courts will also grant an annulment on a common law basis. Common law is the part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Under Common Law, court's can grant a Utah annulment for the following:
Contrary to popular belief, the length of a marriage has no bearing on whether you are eligible for an annulment in Utah. So even if you've been married a day, unless one of the above criteria applies, you will be compelled to file for a Utah divorce.
If you do not meet one of the above criteria then you are not eligible for a Utah annulment. If you believe you meet one of the criteria, then call today and set up a free consultation with an experienced Utah Divorce Attorney/Annulment Attorney at Pearson Law Firm, 801-888-0991. Your attorney will discuss the criteria with you and help you decide how to proceed.
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