Bronx, NY asked in Divorce for New York

Q: I've been married 21years,we lived together 1 year we've been separated since then can I still get an annulment

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Theodore Alatsas
Theodore Alatsas
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  • BROOKLYN, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Annulments are difficult, and are subject to specific statutory grounds. Given the length of the marriage, it seems likely to be difficult. You will be able to get divorced, provided you can find your spouse and serve your spouse with the appropriate summons.

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David Ivan Bliven
David Ivan Bliven
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  • White Plains, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Whether you qualify for an annulment isn't necessarily based on either the length of the marriage, or the period of separation. Instead, it's based on whether you'd satisficed one of the statutory grounds which would render the marriage void or voidable. Based on the length of time you've been married, however, it seems like filing for divorce is a far better path. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Divorce Attorney for a full assessment.

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