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annulment

a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc.
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6779 or "An Act Recognizing the Civil Effects of Church Annulment Decrees.
Because aside from including grounds for legal separation and annulment already provided for in the Family Code and canon law, HB 116 provides additional grounds for absolute divorce, including gender reassignment surgery and irreconcilable conflicts between spouses despite repeated efforts at reconciliation.
I've always tried to make the very best use of the church's law, which can be helpful, can be merciful and even be freeing for people to go through the external process of annulments.
Most annulments are granted at a local level and only the most complicated cases reach a special court at the Vatican, known as the Rota.
Last year, dioceses in Ohio and Indiana, acknowledging the cost concerns, announced they were eliminating fees for annulments.
Some people have made a business out of church marriage annulments, he said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Britain ended asset freeze on five Iranian entities and a tradesman after the EU General Court issued rulings on the annulment of sanctions against Iran.
The present Civil Code, though created a different perspective of means of appeal, bounding and clearly delimitating two degrees of jurisdiction, reshaping in an extraordinary way the means of appeal, kept almost unchanged the extraordinary appeal of a review and the appeal for annulment.
Having established the context for the debate over the necessity defense, Part HI discusses concerns about the security of investor interests in foreign investment, inconsistencies in the awards and subsequent annulments, and related policy issues for states participating in the bilateral investment treaty system.
There are various reasons individuals pursue annulments, from spiritual to practical ones.
The Second Generation of annulments started on 1989 and it lasted
Contrary to the opinion expressed by the anonymous priest/marriage tribunal judge, I would like to congratulate Catholic Insight for publishing Pat MacLeod's article regarding the use of irregular procedural norms by marriage tribunals in order to facilitate marriage annulments.