Wisconsin Annulment Laws

Code Section
767.03, 60; 765.001-.31

Grounds
Consent lacking: (underage, mental infirmity, alcohol, drugs, force, duress, fraud); lack capacity to consummate; marriage prohibited by state law

Limitations
Underage: Within 1 yr. (by parent if party before age 18) of marriage; Mental infirmity, alcohol, drugs, force, duress, fraud, no capacity to consummate: Within 1 yr. of knowledge; where marriage prohibited by law, 10 yrs.; bigamy, no limit

Legitimacy of Children
Issue of void marriage is legitimate

Prohibited Marriages
Previous marriage undissolved; between person of same sex; between persons no closer in kin than second cousins (unless woman is 55 or one party is sterile and they are first cousins)


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