Minnesota Annulment Laws

Code Section
518.01-.02, 517.01, 517.03, 517.05

Grounds
Lacking capacity to consent (mental, alcohol, drugs, force, fraud); no physical capacity to consummate; underage, unless cohabits freely after attaining age of consent

Limitations
Lacking capacity to consent: 90 days after obtaining knowledge of condition; Lacking physical capacity: 1 yr. after obtaining knowledge of condition; Underage: Before reaching proper age

Legitimacy of Children
N/A

Prohibited Marriages
Previously undissolved marriage; between ancestor and descendant, brother and sister, uncle and niece, aunt and nephew, first cousins all family restrictions for half or whole blood, except for those permitted by established custom of aboriginal cultures; bigamous; same sex; mentally retarded persons committed to guardianship or conservatorship of human services must have permission to marry


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