Family Law Oakland CA
Written by Edward Lai

Annulment vs. Divorce

Annulment and divorce are two sides of the same coin. While both methods effectively end a marriage, they do so in similar but different ways.

Divorced or Single

One of the biggest differences between divorce and annulment is that of civil status after each has already been completed. For divorce there is now a check box under civil status for divorced, while if the couple chooses annulment all parties involved has the right to check the box indicating they are single. This is because the annulment process pretty much makes it as if the marriage never took place.

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