Michigan Annulment Laws

Code Section
552.34, et seq.; 551.1 et seq.; 552.29–.30

Grounds
Underage; insanity; idiocy; physical incapacity to consummate; force or fraud

Limitations
Underage: Unless they freely cohabit upon reaching majority; Incapacity: 2 years from marriage; Lunatic: Unless upon restoration of reason, they freely cohabit; Force or fraud: Unless there is voluntary cohabitation prior to commencement of suit

Legitimacy of Children
Issue of marriage void for nonage or bigamy or insanity are legitimate.

Prohibited Marriages
Bigamous; those with syphilis or gonorrhea (felony); same sex; marriage between ancestors or descendants, brother and sister (blood or affinity), aunt and nephew, uncle and niece, first cousins


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