I would like to reopen my divorce settlement. My divorce was final in Oct of 2011. I have after some research realized not only did he knowing leave assests out of the settlement but also forged my name on an insurance policy. I feel I have a very substantial case but would like your advice on this matter ..Thank you Susan Pitner
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Good afternoon Susan,I'm sorry to hear of the situation.You may re-open the divorce and seek to modify the terms of the decree if you can show that your ex deliberately withheld information, and knowingly submitted false financial information in a fraud on the court, and on you.I would suggest that you retain a local family law attorney to assist you in this matter, as it will likely be vehemently denied by your ex.You may reply back to me using the Reply to Expert link if you have additional questions; and if you do, I ask that you please keep in mind that I do not know what you may already know or with what you need help, unless you tell me.Kindly take a moment to rate my service to you based on the understanding of the law I provided. Please understand that I have no control over the how the law impacts your particular situation, and I trust you agree that it would be unfair for me to be punished by a (negative rating) ----the first 2 stars/faces----for having been honest with you about the law.I wish you the best in 2012,Doug
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