Where can I find precedents for marriage annulments?
Last revised April 18, 2018

A declaration  of nullity or an annulment used to declare a marriage invalid.   

Volume 2, section 18 of the Legal Support Staff Desk Reference (current to October 2006) by Katherine Moore (available in the Vancouver Courthouse Library ), has examples of the following:

  • A writ of summons
  • A statement of claim
  • A draft order for an annulment when one of the parties is already married

C.(H.L.) v. L.(M.A.), 2003 BCSC 1461 (Factors Considered in an Action for Declaration of Annulment)

D.(C.M.) v. S. (R.R.), 2005 BCSC 757 (Jurisdiction of Court - Law Vegas Wedding - Intoxication Nullifies Consent to Marry)

G. (J.) v. S. (S.S.), 2004 BCSC 1549 (Arranged Marriage - Non-Consummation)

Lim v. Teav, 2008 BCSC 1534 (Fraudulent Intent - Immigration to Canada)

Tatlock v. Tatlock, (1992) 71 B.C.L.R. (2d) 194    (Matrimonial Property - Maintenance)



Family Law in Canada, Chapter 2 (available in the Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George and Victoria courthouse libraries)

Family Law Sourcebook for British Columbia, Chapter 1, Section B (available in most courthouse libraries)