Colorado Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
|Code Section||14-10-111; 14-2-110|
|Grounds for Annulment||Consent lacking due to mental incapacity, alcohol, drugs; underage; jest or dare; duress; fraudulent act; physical incapacity to consummate; bigamy|
|Time Limits for Obtaining Annulment||Lacking capacity due to mental infirmity, influence of alcohol, drugs, or fraud duress, jest or dare: six months after knowledge of described condition; lack of physical capacity to consummate the marriage: one year after the knowledge of condition; underage and lacked consent of parents or guardian: 24 months from date of marriage Prohibited marriages: Declaration of invalidity must be brought prior to death of either party or priority settlement or closing of estate|
|Legitimacy of Children||Children of invalid marriage are legitimate|
|Prohibited Marriages||Prior marriage still valid; between (ancestor and descendant, brother and sister, whole or half-blood uncle and niece, aunt and nephew; also whole or half blood except where permitted by aboriginal cultures) Marriage void by law of the place where marriage was contracted|
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