A marriage that is valid until declared invalid. The grounds for invalidation of marriage vary depending on state. Common grounds for voiding a marriage include that one of the parties is below the age of consent, a party was incapable of consenting to marriage due to mental incapacity or mental illness, or a party was physically incapable of entering into marriage due to impotence or venereal disease. Other grounds include fraud, force, or duress.
Compare with a void marriage.