Annulment is rare. The timing of the request is relevant but you need certain grounds to file an annulment. Those reasons are; lack of capacity, bigamy, incest, nonage, physical incapacity, lack of consent, sham marriage (to obtain residency in the US), duress and undue influence, mental incapacity and fraud. There are also defenses to annulment and specific distinctions regarding whether the marriage is void or voidable. This is a complex question requiring complete knowledge of your specific situation.
Having been married for 6 years may have a big effect in whether you can or should request annulment. In my 36 years practicing law I have had many people ask for annulment but only three times has there been sufficient legal reasons to request an annulment. You need to get a consultation with an experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney now.
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I agree with my colleague. There are several requirements and/or factors to consider. An extended delay in seeking annulment could be frowned upon by the Court, in certain circumstances. Other factors would include the specific reasons for the request for annulment. It would be wise to seek the attention and expertise of a licensed Attorney on this matter.
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