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In Illinois, the law considers a marriage annulment a “declaration of invalidity of marriage.” It is a court order stating the marriage is not valid and therefore, should not be recognized by the state. A marriage annulment is different from a divorce. A divorce recognizes that a valid marriage is now over. Essentially, an annulment treats the marriage as though it never happened.
In Illinois there are four bases for requesting an annulment in Illinois: