If you are being harmed in some way by your spouse, partner, or another family member, it is important to know that there is help available. Many victims in New York City are unsure if the treatment they are experiencing is truly domestic violence, and so they do not seek the assistance they need and deserve. Although there are different forms of domestic violence, the perpetrator in every case has the same goal – to gain control and power over the victim.
Annulment is a court declaration that a marriage was never valid under the law. Just as after a divorce, both parties are free to remarry after their marriage has been annulled. The grounds for an annulment, however, are quite different than those necessary for divorce.