Glossary Term:Annulment

what is an annulment
A marriage that is legally dissolved by the courts or in the eyes of the church.

Legally, a marriage can be annulled by the courts or in the eyes of the church and once finalized,  it’s as though the marriage never existed.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
annulment (noun)
1.
the act of the state of being - annulling annulled
2.
a judicial or ecclesiastical pronouncement declaring a marriage invalid
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