If my husband is in the US illegally and lied to me and on our marriage license, is our marriage legal?

Asked on August 4, 2014 under Immigration Law, California


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

While there seem to be immigration issues here on his status and lying there, and while lying on a marriage license is also illegal, it does not necessarily invalidate the marriage. What gives you the ability to invalidate a marriage is if you can prove one of the parties was under legal age of consent, bigamy, incest. insanity or one of the parties or fraud.  Please speak with a lawyer.  Good luck.

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