I recently separated (not living together) from my husband of 16 years. We have two children and a home in Maryland. My husband and brother-in-law inherited land and real property in NC, which I was not aware of until today. He sold the land to a developer in September 2010 and forge documents to sell my potential interest out from underneath me. However, he gave power of attorney to my brother-in-law and sister-in-law to sign on my behalf at closing, which I didn't give any consent or power of attorney to sell the land. He spent our entire portion of the money from the sale of the land to pay off a small-business debt he incurred in Maryland. Can I file charges against my husband for fraud? Is it possible to sue him for my portion of the family money? Was the sale of the land legitimate since I didn't consent to the sale? Should I contact the company who settled the sale of the land? How should I handle this?
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