1. Who Can File for a Catholic Annulment?

    A Catholic annulment is often referred to as “Catholic divorce,” but that term is just plain wrong! There are some strong differences between the annulment process and civil divorce. Among those differences are some big discrepancies about who can initiate an annulment, when, and how. If you are…Read More

  2. Who Approves An Annulment in the Catholic Church?

    The annulment process can seem daunting, particularly when you don’t know what to expect. This is why Catholic Annulment - Another Chance is here to help. Going through an annulment can be a very emotional time, in part because you may not know how to prepare or what may come. The process is unlik…Read More

  3. How A Catholic Annulment Works: An Overview Part 2

    As we started delving into last time, the annulment process is often misunderstood. It’s not “Catholic divorce,” and it’s not the years-long process that rumor says it is! The annulment process is an investigation into a marriage to determine whether the relationship is a valid, sacramental …Read More

  4. How A Catholic Annulment Works: An Overview Part 1

    There are a lot of different ideas out there surrounding the Catholic annulment — many of them far-fetched or totally wrong. For starters, an annulment is not just “Catholic divorce,” it is a separate process with separate aims. If you are interested in learning more about the annulment proces…Read More

  5. How Can an Annulment Help Me Personally?

    A civil divorce is concerned with the division of assets and liabilities; and if there are minor children, the fulfillment of parental obligations. It is devoid of emotional healing. However, the annulment process is centered on the emotional aspects of your marriage. It helps you realize why the pr…Read More

  6. How Annulment Can Impact Your Children

    Choosing to separate from your spouse is a difficult decision, and one not made lightly. After all, there is more impact beyond yourself and your spouse. Both Catholic annulment and civil divorce have ripple effects that impact family and friends, whether they are connected to both of you or just on…Read More

  7. Annulment – Moving forward after a previous marriage

    A civil divorce is concerned with the division of assets and liabilities; and if there are minor children, the fulfillment of parental obligations. It is devoid of emotional healing. However the annulment process is centered on the emotional aspects of your marriage. It helps you realize why the pre…Read More

  8. The Mental Health Impacts of Getting An Annulment

    The end of any relationship is a trying time, no matter how amicable the split is. Just like a break-up or divorce, no one gets off scot-free emotionally during the annulment process. Understanding this can help you better prepare yourself for the emotional impact of going through the annulment proc…Read More