1

Underage at time of marriage

If one party to the marriage was under 18 years of age and did not have parental consent or a court order for the marriage, you may obtain an annulment in Texas. OR If one party to the marriage was under 16 years of age and did not have a court order for the marriage, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

2

Intoxication

If one party to the marriage was under the influence of alcohol or drugs and thus did not have the capacity to consent to the marriage, and you have no cohabitated (lived together) since the marriage, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

3

Impotence

If your husband was permanently impotent and you did not previously know about the impotence, and you have not lived with him since you found out, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

4

Fraud/Duress/Force

If one party to the marriage induced the other party into the marriage by fraud, duress or force, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

5

Mental Incompetency

If one party to the marriage was mentally incompetent and thus unable to consent to the marriage, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

6

Prior Divorce within 30 days

If one party to the marriage was divorced from someone else less than thirty days before this marriage, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

7

Within 72-hour waiting period

If this marriage took place less than 72 hours after receiving the marriage license, you may obtain an annulment in Texas.

8

Additional Information

Please bear in mind that all elements of your grounds for annulment must be proven to the court and a judge must grant the annulment. If you do not meet any of these grounds, or a judge refuses to grant the annulment, you will have to file a Petition for Divorce in order to get divorced. However, if you are your spouse can come to an agreement and he is willing to sign a waiver, you can get an attorney to do your uncontested divorce for a relatively affordable price.