annulment of marriage


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annulment of marriage:

see nullity of marriagenullity of marriage,
in law, an unlawful marriage that is either void or voidable because of conditions existing at the time of the marriage. A bigamous or incestuous marriage, for example, is void, and there is no need to bring a suit to obtain a decree declaring it void.
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These behaviors include persistent refusal of registration of marriage, divorce, annulment of marriage or see the official, refusing to sign a temporary contract in the authoritative interpreter (1) pregnant wife 2) Arrangements 3) Stipulation), refusal of registration of marriage dissolution and declare the nullity of marriage or divorce.
Under those provisions, the Romanian courts are exclusively competent to settle an action aimed at "termination, nullity or annulment of marriage, as well as other disputes between spouses, except for those relating to immovable property situated abroad, if, at the date of application, both spouses are domiciled in Romania, and one of them is a Romanian or foreign citizen without citizenship".
While demanding summary action against family abusers, the jurist recommended that abuse of a wife should be considered a valid ground for the annulment of marriage contract.