Judge annuls U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's marriage
Judge says Lolita Grayson was legally married to another man
ORLANDO, Fla. – The marriage of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, who announced last week that he is running for U.S. Senate, was formally annulled Tuesday by a judge.
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Orange County Circuit Judge Bob LeBlanc said Grayson's marriage to Lolita Grayson was void because she was legally married to another man when she wed Grayson.
Lolita Grayson had claimed in court papers that she was divorced from her first husband when she married Grayson in 1990.
Both Lolita and Alan Grayson agreed to annul the marriage in a previous court hearing before the judge's order.
If their marriage was invalid, Grayson argued that he does not owe her any of his reported $30 million in assets. It's not clear if the ruling means Lolita Grayson will not receive any of Grayson's assets.
The Graysons have five children.
Grayson announced last week that he is running for U.S. Senate, hoping to fill Marco Rubio's seat.
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