West Virginia Annulment Laws

Code Section
42-1-7; 48-1-101; 48-3-103; 48-2-302

Previous marriage undissolved; within line of prohibited consanguinity; party insane; venereal disease; impotency; underage; convicted of infamous offense prior to marriage; wife with child of another man or had been a prostitute; husband had been a licentious person 48-2-302


Legitimacy of Children
Children of annulled or prohibited marriage are legitimate

Prohibited Marriages
Between ancestor and descendant, brother and sister, half-brother and half-sister, aunt and nephew, uncle and niece, first cousins, double cousins (unless relationship created solely by adoption); Out of state marriage entered into to avoid State law

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