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Annulment

 

An annulment is a declaration by a Church tribunal (a Catholic church court) that a marriage thought to be valid according to Church law actually fell short of at least one of the essential elements required for a binding union.

The annulment process is frequently misunderstood.

These Annulment FAQs explain who needs an annulment, the process, and its effects.



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