Tribunal Aids Divorcee Defrauded of Her Stake in Matrimonial Home

Tribunal Aids Divorcee Defrauded of Her Stake in Matrimonial Home Fraud can be difficult to detect but judges are alert to the problem and will bend over backwards to assist victims of deceit. In one case, a tribunal came to the aid of a divorcee whose ex-husband used forged documents to defraud her of her half share of the former matrimonial home. The house had been purchased in the former couple’s joint names prior to their marriage. Whilst the relationship lasted, they had paid the mortgage out of their pooled income. He had continued to live in the property after she moved out and, 12 years after their divorce, he…