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Washington Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws

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Code Section26.04.010, 26.04.020, 130; 26.09.040
Grounds for AnnulmentUnder 17 without waiver of superior court judge
Time Limits for Obtaining Annulment-
Legitimacy of ChildrenChildren born during a marriage later voided are born and remain legitimate.
Prohibited MarriagesPrevious 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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