How To Get An Annulment in NYS | Keith Shapiro & Ford

Annulments are a frequent request of some clients but are not as simple as people may believe. Seeking an annulment is requesting that the marriage be considered void—i.e. it never happened.

The most common basis for an annulment is fraud, which means that the party entered into the marriage with a representation from the other, relied upon that representation, and would not have married that person had the representation not been made. The video provides examples of what factual basis would amount to fraud and what the law requires in proving the existence of the fraud in order to obtain a legal annulment.