matrimonial action


matrimonial action
Term that includes actions for a separation, for an annulment or dissolution of a marriage, for a divorce, for a declaration of the nullity of a void marriage, for a declaration of the validity or nullity of a foreign judgment of divorce and for a declaration of the validity or nullity of a marriage.
See e.g. New York C.P.L.R. No. 105.
See also annulment

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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