Family Court of Western Australia

Nullity or declaration as to validity

This page has the requirements for applying for:

  • an order that a marriage is a nullity
  • a declaration as to the validity of a marriage, or
  • a declaration as to the validity of a divorce or annulment of marriage.

You need to file:

  • an Initiating Application (Form 1), and
  • an affidavit

Contents of the affidavit

The affidavit needs to state:

  • the facts your application relies on, and
  • for an application that a marriage is a nullity:
    • details of the type of marriage ceremony performed
  • for an application as to the validity of a marriage:
    • details of the type of marriage ceremony performed, and
  • for an application for a declaration as to the validity of a divorce or annulment of marriage:
    • the date of the divorce or order of nullity
    • the name of the court that granted the divorce or order of nullity, and
    • the grounds on which the divorce or order of nullity was ordered.

Last updated: 16-Apr-2018

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