Bulger, PA asked in Family Law and Divorce for Ohio

Q: Am I legally married? A friend of his performed the wedding just found out that he was not registered with the state.

A friend performed the wedding and I just found out that he was not registered with the state at the time. I'm not sure if anyone was aware of it at the time. He didn't register until 2 years afterwards. I want a divorce now i am not sure if I should file for an annulment instead. There are no assets or children involved and I have a protective order against him. I'm not sure if they makes us legally separated l.

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Nicholas P. Weiss
Nicholas P. Weiss
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You are very likely still legally married and would need a divorce, not an annulment.

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