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Is a Forged Deed Void as against a BFP in California

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Is a Forged Deed Void ? as against a BFP in California ?
Yes, a forged deed if proven forged, is completely void ab initio (from the beginning). Even against a Bona Fide Purchaser for value.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
IS there a case that stands fro this proposition in California ?
It is a common rule across the states. Here are some cases that have it.

Republic of Benin v. Mezei, 483 F.Supp.2d 312 (S.D.N.Y., 2007)
United States v. Winters, 5 F.2d 321 (W.D. Wash., 1925)

The main case in CA for forged deeds is :

People vs. Sanders, 67 C.A.4th 1403 (1998)
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