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Asked on: 2/25/09, 12:50 pm

Annulment vs divorce

How can I find out information on an Annulment? And. Do I get a divorce or an annulment? I fled my abusive husband 19 year ago with my 2 children. At that time we had been married 2 years and 4 months. I left with my pre marital vehicle and our clothing. I was threatened not to seek child support and I did not. Knowing I would have nothing to gain (and putting our safety at risk) by a Divorce I never pursued it. I raised my children, who are now in collage and are ages 19 & 20, on my own. Up until my youngest Daughter turned 18 I kept a listed phone number just in the event the father might won’t to have a relation ship with my Daughters. However that never happened. I had always assumed he had divorced me because I have never had any trouble filing my tax returns as Head of Household and my credit report dose not show any evidence that he may have credit, a creditor, could hold me liable for. We wear married in Illinois and wear living in Florida at the time I left. I have tried to find court evidence of a divorce in Florida, but was informed there was nothing on file. Are records of annulment kept? Is it possible for him to have filed in Illinois for

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