Georgia Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
|Code Section||19-3-2, et seq.; 19-4-1|
|Grounds for Annulment||Unable, unwilling, or fraudulently induced to contract; unsound, under 16 and no parental consent|
|Time Limits for Obtaining Annulment||no annulment granted where children are born or are to be born of marriage|
|Legitimacy of Children||Issue of void marriage is legitimate, if legitimate children born before annulment|
|Prohibited Marriages||Related by blood or marriage, father and daughter or stepdaughter, mother and son or stepson, brother and sister (whole- or half-blood), grandparent and grandchild, aunt and nephew, uncle and niece (penalty of prison 1-3 yrs.); same sex; bigamous|
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