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Seeking Dissolution May Be Better Path Than Annulment

Los Angeles Daily Journal, Vol.118, Issue 170, September 2, 2005

Sometimes a party to marriage feels that they have been “misled” by the other party, and sometimes they may feel that based upon the “fraud” committed upon them by their spouse that they are desirous of getting “out” of the marriage by obtaining an annulment.  The advantage to an annulment would be that the marriage is voidable and the party would then return to an unmarried status and a terrible mistake would be corrected (see Family Code Sections 2210 and 2212). There would be no community property ever acquired and none to be divided. The court would have no jurisdiction over the awarding of spousal support. Continue reading →

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