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I have been in a long term live in relationship and found out my significant other was an imposter, liar, cheater and fraud, I moved out while he was away on business and took everything , can I be charged with any crime of any sort? What are my rights? Can I sue him? JA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? Customer: Houston texas JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet? Customer: No JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: I am frim California, he proposed and moved me and my minor daughter here under false pretense. We have been engaged for 3 years only to find out everything about him was lies
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If you took property that belongs to him/was purchased by him, or property that the two of you owned/purchased together, then you could face conversion (civil) or theft (criminal) claims. More than likely, a court would consider these things civil since you lived together and this occurred as a result of a break up.
Can I sue him legally for the false pretense of the union, moving me here etc
If you didn't marry, there would be few claims possible. But, you may be able to sue under a claim of detrimental reliance....which is when you incur expenses and damages as a result of your reliance on the false representations made to you.
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