Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: Can my marriage be annulled based on numerous lies my current spouse told me regarding his financial status?

Lies he told me prior to our marriage: He has 2 biological minor children (not by me) and he does not pay child support. He does not make the income he told me he made. His credit score is below 500 and he lied about that. Without my knowledge, he recently paid his personal bills with my credit card (he is not an authorized user). I am a school teacher and mother of 3 minor children. This man has defrauded me repeatedly by lying about his financial status and now owes me money that he refuses to repay. My children and I are living with my parents. I have been defrauded and stolen from.

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3 Lawyer Answers
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore
Answered
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Doubtful - most likely. In sum, you just married a liar. Very sorry. Seek counsel to confirm my response in light of your specific situation.

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Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No, these deceptions would not rise to the level of qualifying for an annulment.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree with my colleagues, this would not likely allow you to get an annulment. If you feel you’d like to end the marriage, however, work with an attorney who can help you with the proper course of action.

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