Can I get divorce if I've been married under 4 months?

Asked over 4 years ago - Jersey City, NJ

I heard an annulment is the only option for ending the marriage if the marriage is under 3 years old, in the State of New Jersey. Is this true or can I get a divorce?

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  1. Ronald Glenn Lieberman


    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . You can obtain a divorce although the question is why go for a divorce when annulment may be a possibility for you?

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  2. Thomas S. Durst


    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . You are entitled to obtain a divorce. The information you received is incorrect.

  3. Susan M Rumpf

    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . You are entitled to a divorce, but perhaps you should also explore the grounds for an annulment.

  4. Donald Lamar Cobb

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . Yes. You can get a divorce. If your spouse lied to you or other criminal acts or hid facts from you you might get an annulment.Seek qualified legal representation in your state.

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