Unlike divorce, you can apply for annulment in the first year of your marriage or any time after. You'll need to show that the marriage: was never legally valid ('void') was legally valid, but meets one of the reasons that makes it 'voidable'
Also to know is, how much time does annulment take in India?
Indian law has no time period mentioned for annulment or divorce proceedings. Why isn't there a provision in the Indian law for no-fault divorce, where if one spouse wants divorce, then the couple will have to get divorced?
What is marriage nullity?
Nullity of marriage is a declaration by a court that your supposed marriage is null and void, and that no valid marriage exists between you and your partner. In other words, it is a declaration that the supposed marriage never happened. Nullity (or annulment) is not the same as divorce.
How do you proceed an annulment?
Steps to Getting a Final Decree:
- Prepare The Paperwork.
- File the Documents.
- Submit the Decree of Annulment to the Judge.
- Wait for the Decree of Annulment.
- File the Notice of Entry of Order.
- Serve the Other Party.
Is annulment cheaper than divorce?
Similarly, property division is not an issue in an annulment, but the fact that the marriage never occurred in the eyes of the law can impact how property is divided during other legal proceedings. You don't clearly qualify for an annulment. In which case the annulment process may be more expensive than divorce.