My husband(?) used a fake SSN at the courthouse for us to get married, is this ground for fraud, can i get an anullment, are we legally married

Asked on May 31, 2009 under Family Law, Georgia


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I'm not a Georgia attorney.  My research suggests that the fake SSN doesn't seem to fit the annullment statute -- but I'd like to know why the fake SSN was necessary, because that might have been hiding something that would justify an annulment.

I think you should get the help of an experienced divorce lawyer in your area, who can advise you once he or she has all the facts.  You're going to have find some more facts, I think -- but your lawyer can help you with that, too.  One place to look for a qualified attorney is our website,

Most courts today prefer divorce to annulment.  But if that fake SSN was needed because he's still married to someone else, then yes, you can get an annulment!

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