Las Vegas, NV asked in Family Law for Nevada

Q: Can you get a joint annulment for fraud?

My husband hid a domestic violence misdemeanor from me. He has been violent to me. After 5 years, can I get an annulment?

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Bonnie M Lonardo
Bonnie M Lonardo
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Licensed in Nevada

A: Nevada law does not have a time limit to annul a marriage, however three years seems to be the general consensus.

that is not to say that the annulment will not be granted if the marriage is longer than the three years, but to get the annulment you must meet the requirements which are you either got married in the state or are a resident of the state.

In your situation, your reason for an annulment is fraud and although every case is proven on a case-by-case basis, the more evidence you can provide to prove the fraud to the judge, the stronger your case will be and the length of the marriage may not be a deterrent to negate the annulment.

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