2011 ORS § 107.005¹
Annulment of void marriage
  • declaration of validity
  • effect of declaration

(1) A marriage may be declared void from the beginning for any of the causes specified in ORS 106.020 (Prohibited and void marriages); and, whether so declared or not, shall be deemed and held to be void in any action, suit or proceeding in which it may come into question.

(2) When either husband or wife claims or pretends that the marriage is void or voidable under the provisions of ORS 106.020 (Prohibited and void marriages), it may at the suit of the other be declared valid or that it was void from the beginning or that it is void from the time of the judgment.

(3) A marriage once declared valid by the judgment of a court having jurisdiction thereof, in a suit for that purpose, cannot afterward be questioned for the same cause directly or otherwise. [1971 c.280 §7; 2003 c.576 §102]