Annulment Serving Families Throughout McKinney, TX & Surrounding Areas

McKinney Annulment Lawyer

Your Texas Family Law Attorney in Collin, Denton, & Dallas Counties

An annulment in Texas is a court decree invalidating a marriage, declaring it null and void. If granted, an annulment makes it as though the marriage never occurred. However, obtaining an annulment is not a simple process; it requires meeting specific criteria under Texas law.

Attempting to navigate the annulment process independently may lead to costly errors and oversights. Attorney Melody Petitt at Petitt Family Law understands Texas family law, the court system, and the necessary procedures to obtain an annulment successfully. She can evaluate your situation, guide you on the best course of action, help gather the required evidence to support your case and ensure that all necessary steps are correctly handled. 

Reserve an appointment for a confidential consultation with our McKinney annulment attorney by contacting us online or at (469) 716-6893

Annulments in Texas

The grounds for an annulment can include: 

  • Either you or your spouse were under 18 at the time of the marriage.
  • Either you or your spouse were impaired by alcohol or drugs during the marriage.
  • The marriage occurred due to fraud, force, or duress.
  • Either you or your spouse were mentally incapable of agreeing to the marriage.
  • Either you or your spouse were already married to someone else (bigamy).
  • Either you or your spouse hid the fact that you were previously divorced.
  • You and your spouse are too closely related, referred to as “consanguinity”. 
  • Either you or your spouse was impotent at the time of the marriage, and the other party was unaware of this.
  • You and your spouse did not wait 72 hours to marry after obtaining your marriage license.
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