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For married couples who may be considering a divorce, another potential legal option is to seek an annulment. But not every couple is eligible.
Like a divorce, an annulment dissolves a marriage. However, unlike a divorce -- in which a marriage is still recognized as having been previously valid -- when a marriage is annulled it is treated as if it never happened. Annulment is sometimes sought for religious reasons, but may also be requested for entirely personal reasons too.
What legal grounds must a person show to get his or her marriage annulled? Here are five potential ways to pursue an annulment:
To learn more about annulments and other legal issues affecting marriage, head over to FindLaw's section on Family Law.