Your former spouse has submitted a petition to this Catholic Church tribunal requesting that an ecclesiastical declaration of invalidity be made regarding your marriage. Experience has shown that the other party (you, in this instance) often has many questions regarding this process and his or her rights during these procedings. We hope that the information below will clarify some of these issues.

Church on Marriage


Invalid Declaration?


Respondent Rights

      Information Review

Timing of Decision

      Fee for Services

Remarriage Allowed?

      Other Questions



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