Everyone procrastinates, but if you’ve been wondering about the deadline to file an annulment in Colorado, you might want to get a move on it.
Are There Deadlines to Filing for an Annulment in Colorado?
Yes. A Colorado annulment must be initiated within the following time frames, and only by the persons indicated:
- Lack of mental capacity, fraud, duress, jest/dare: Within 6 months of learning of it, by the aggrieved spouse.
- Lack of physical capacity to consummate marriage: Within 12 months of learning of it, by the aggrieved spouse.
- Under age of consent: Within 24 months of marriage, by the underage spouse, or his/her parent or guardian.
- Void marriage: Any time prior to one spouse’s death or settlement of either spouse’s estate, by either spouse, either spouse’s children, an appropriate state official, or, in cases of bigamy/polygamy, the legal spouse.
Lynn Landis-Brown is a Family Lawyer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she founded Lynn Landis-Brown P.C. She listens compassionately and understands your legal, emotional and financial concerns due to her own experiences of divorce from her parents divorcing, her own divorce and now as a step-grandmother. With her background in litigations, she has great experiences with fighting for your rights in the courtroom.