Washington Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
|Code Section||26.04.010, 26.04.020, 130; 26.09.040|
|Grounds for Annulment||Under 17 without waiver of superior court judge|
|Time Limits for Obtaining Annulment||-|
|Legitimacy of Children||Children born during a marriage later voided are born and remain legitimate.|
|Prohibited Marriages||Previous marriage undissolved; between persons of same sex; between persons closer in kin than second cousins (half or whole blood); voidable marriages: underage or without sufficient understanding; consent gained by fraud or duress voidable by party laboring under disability or upon whom force or fraud was imposed|
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