Vermont Annulment Laws

Code Section
Tit. 15 §§511, et seq.; 15 §§1,2,3,4

Grounds
Under 16; idiocy or lunacy; physically incapable of marriage state; consent had by force or fraud

Limitations
Underage: Until parties obtain legal age and cohabit; Idiocy: Anytime during their life (unless restored to reason and cohabit); Physical incapacity: 2 yrs. from marriage; Consent by force or fraud: Anytime unless parties before commencement of action voluntarily cohabit

Legitimacy of Children
Children of annulled marriage are legitimate

Prohibited Marriages
Between ancestor and descendant, brother and sister, aunt and nephew, uncle and niece; prohibitions apply even after divorce has dissolved relationship unless marriage was void or unlawful; living husband or wife


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