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It is getting tougher and tougher each day. How much more can either party take? Whether it be fighting, ignoring or just being indifferent, the marriage has dissolved itself and now is the time to do it legally. Getting a divorce isn’t in anyone’s ideal plan, but in some cases, it has to happen. However, a divorce isn’t as easy as 1-2-3.
Lawyers and courts are very detailed oriented. You will be asked many questions over and over but in different ways. You will feel like it will never end; however, there are things you can confidently go in knowing and being prepared with in such meetings.
In Illinois, an annulment is called a "declaration of invalidity of marriage". It is a court order declaring that a marriage is not valid, and should not be recognized by the state. An annulment is different from a divorce because a divorce is a legal declaration that a valid marriage is over.
In Illinois there are five reasons for a marriage annulment. The grounds declaring a marriage invalid specified under Illinois law (and the time limits by which a case must be filed) are:
- Coercion or duress (the classic "shotgun wedding"). Within 90 days of learning of the condition