If you realize soon after your wedding that your marriage will not work, you may want to seek an annulment to nullify it rather than file for divorce. An annulment is more likely to be granted if the marriage was short—a few weeks or months—when there are no children; and when there is no property to divide.
In South Dakota, you must meet one of the following grounds to have your marriage invalidated through an annulment:
If your situation does not fall within the grounds for an annulment, you may still have grounds to file for divorce. We are here to help you decide the best way to end your marriage. Call us today at 888-733-2992 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.