annulment

[n] - a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
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Annulment

In the case of a marriage an annulment is a declaration by a court that a marriage was never actually legally valid.
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Annulment

Cancellation.
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Annulment

Invalidity; especially a declaration that a marriage has never existed in law because of some basic defect like bigamy.
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Annulment

An·nul'ment noun [ Confer French annulement .] The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.
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annulment

invalidation noun (law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc)
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Annulment

• (n.) The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.
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annulment

legal invalidation of a marriage. Annulment announces the invalidity of a marriage that was void from its inception. It is to be distinguished from ... [2 related articles]
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Annulment

A legal decree that states that a marriage was never valid. Has the legal effect of wiping out a marriage as though it never existed.
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Annulment

A legal decree that states that a marriage was never valid.
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Annulment

[Catholic Church] In the Catholic Church, a declaration of nullity, commonly called an annulment, is a judgement on the part of an ecclesiastical tribunal determining that a marriage was invalidly contracted. Annulment is the procedure, governed by the Church`s canon law, which determines the marriage to be void at its inception (ab initio)...
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Annulment

Annulment is a legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void. Unlike divorce, it is usually retroactive, meaning that an annulled marriage is considered to be invalid from the beginning almost as if it had never taken place (though some jurisdictions provide that the marriage is only void from the date of the annulment). For example, this...
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Annulment

A court procedure that dissolves a marriage and treats it as if it never happened. The most common reason for a person to want an annulment instead of a divorce is for religious purposes. Annulments are rare since the advent of no-fault divorce but may be obtained in most states for one of the following reasons: misrepresentation, concealment (for ...
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Annulment

An annulment is a finding of a church tribunal that what had been thought to be a valid sacramental marriage was lacking at least one of the essential elements for the sacrament. The annulment isn’t the equivalent of a divorce and doesn’t erase an existing marriage. Rather, it rules no valid marriage existed in the eyes of the church. (The pope...
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annulment

the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
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Annulment

a Declaration of Nullity is `Judgement` of a church court, confirmed by an appellate court, that an `apparent marriage` was not valid from the start because something was lacking: full knowledge and consent by both parties, freedom from force or grave fear, or some other factor needed for a valid marriage. `Putative` (meaning apparent or seeming) i...
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Annulment

a Declaration of Nullity is ‘Judgement’ of a church court, confirmed by an appellate court, that an ‘apparent marriage’ was not valid from the start because something was lacking: full knowledge and consent by both parties, freedom from force or grave fear, or some other factor needed for a valid marriage. “Putative” (meaning apparent or seem...
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Annulment

A determination that a particular marriage was null, that is, did not give rise to a valid, binding matrimonial bond because of the presence of some factor recognized in law as preventing a valid bond. It should be noted that a declaration of nullity is not always the same as saying that there never was a marriage. The union, even though declared n...
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