Newport, AR asked in Domestic Violence and Divorce for Arkansas

Q: Less than 2 weeks after I married this man he abused me and was put in jail for 3rd degree battery can I get an annaullm

I also have an order of protection against him as well. He was in jail for 2 nights and 3 days. Because of hitting me in the face. Can it be annulled or do I have to get a divorce??

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Stefan K. McBride
Stefan K. McBride
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Hope, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: If you voluntarily entered into the marriage and he didn't lie to you about something that would have made you not marry him, you will need to file for a divorce, not annulment.

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