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Annulments in Arkansas
Most laws for an annulment of marriage in Arkansas are located in Subchapter 2 and Chapter 12 of Title 9 of the state’s annotated code. General provisions for annulments of marriages in Arkansas are located in 9-12-201.
Generally, the Arkansas court will annul a marriage when:
Section 9-11-106 also allows an annulment of marriage in Arkansas if the marriage is incestuous. According to this section, annulments of marriages in Arkansas occur in the following circumstances: “Between parents and children, including grandparents and grandchildren of every degree, between brothers and sisters of the half as well as the whole blood, and between uncles and nieces, and between aunts and nephews, and between first cousins [and] this section shall extend to illegitimate children and relations.”
In some cases, a court may allow the marriage to continue between parties who were too young to marry if the woman has conceived a child.
An annulment of marriage in Arkansas requires the following steps:
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