Oklahoma

Annulment in Oklahoma

Authored By: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. LSC Funded
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Annulment

 

You can ask an Oklahoma court for an annulment if you can establish two (2 )things:

1. Residency

2. Reason or Grounds for an annulment


Residency:

You must meet one of the following:

1. (a) the marriage was performed in Oklahoma OR

2. (b) one of the parties to the marriage is a current resident.

To be a resident of Oklahoma for an annulment you must:

be a resident of Oklahoma for 6 months "in good faith" and have

been a resident of the County you are filing in, for more than 30 days

 

Reason or Grounds for an annulment:

You must meet one of the following:

1. if one of the parties to the marriage was NOT eligible to be married at the time of the marriage

 

-if they were under 18,

-mentally incompetent,

-married to some other person at the time of the marriage

-if they had been divorced from someone else for less than 6 months

2. OR if the marriage has not been consummated

 

3. OR the person asking for the annulment was tricked or deceived into marrying the other person by some type of "fraud."

 

Oklahoma Statutes Title 43 § 101, et seq.