Question: My spouse and I are considering getting an annulment. How could that affect the division of property?CONTINUE READING
Could An Anxiety Disorder Warrant An Annulment?
Question: My wife and I are heading toward divorce. She recently started receiving treatment for an anxiety disorder after years of refusing as I pleaded with her to seek help. Does her mental condition, being classified as an illness by a psychiatrist, warrant any consideration to seek an annulment based …CONTINUE READING
Pope Francis’ Comments Reflect Complexities Of Divorce
Last week, Pope Francis sparked much debate regarding the Catholic Church’s stance on divorce by urging Catholics to be more welcoming of those who divorce and remarry. In front of a gathering outside the Vatican, Francis said that divorced and remarried couples, “are not excommunicated and they absolutely must not be …CONTINUE READING
Examining Marriage & Divorce Rates Throughout U.S. History
Randy Olson is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. As a hobby, Olson has taken up “data tinkering” where he tackles new data analysis problems every week and reports his findings on his personal blog. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Wired, and FiveThirtyEight. …CONTINUE READING
The Philippines: The Land Of No Divorce (Laws)
Undoubtedly, there are many flaws with the divorce and custody laws in the United States. But clearly there are situations in other parts of the globe that are much worse. Take a look at the Philippines, which aside from Vatican City, is the last country in the world that lacks …CONTINUE READING
What are the requirements to annul a marriage?
Question: My wife and I have been married for less than a year and we would like a divorce. Is there a way I could seek an annulment to this marriage since we have not been married long?CONTINUE READING
What is the process for divorcing the same woman twice?
Question: I remarried the same woman I divorced before. It looks like we are headed for divorce again. Can we have the second marriage annulled and the original divorce decree reinstated? We were happy with the terms of the first divorce, so how do we get back there?CONTINUE READING
Can I get my Marriage Annulled?
Recently pop-star and music icon Britney Spears got a marriage annulled which prompted some increased discussion regarding what is needed to successfully have a marriage annulled. Can I get my marriage annulled if I was only married for six days? Can I get my marriage annulled if my partner and …CONTINUE READING