Many people misunderstand marriage and annulments because they do not consult informed sources. For further information, please contact a parish priest or deacon, or the Office of the Tribunal.
If you would like to read more about Marriage and Annulments, the following resources may help you.
Annulments And The Catholic Church: Straight Answers To Tough Questions, by Edward N. Peters, West Chester, PN: Ascension Press, 2000.
Annulment: A Step-by-Step Guide for Divorced Catholics, by Rev. Ronald T. Smith. Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 1995.
Annulment: Do You Have a Case?, by Rev. Terence E. Tierney; revised and updated by Rev. Joseph J. Campo. New York, NY: Alba House, 1993.
Annulment, The Wedding That Was: How the Church Can Declare a Marriage Null, by Rev. Michael Smith Foster. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1999.
The Catholic Teaching on Annulment: Preserving the Sanctity of Marriage, by Rev. W. Becket Soule, OP; Catholic Information Service, Knights of Columbus, New Haven, CT, 1997
Catechism of the Catholic Church, English translation. U.S. Catholic Conference - Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1994, especially nn. 1601-1606, The Sacrament of Matrimony.