Can my “husband” and I file for an annulment or do we have to get an actual divorce?
2 attorney answers
NC grounds for annulment are very limited. Based on the facts that you gave, you would not qualify for an annulment and would have to go the absolute divorce route, which requires a year and a day of physical separation.
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You need grounds for an annulment and the marriage being a 'mistake' isn't one of the grounds. So you will likely need to go the divorce route which means being separated for at least one year.
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