Husband put our house as collateral without my signature, possibly forging it. Lender says fraud is my problem-is this right?
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A Bill of Review proving fraud can be granted for 4 years. Bills of Review are a complicated draft and you should expect a lot of time or money being needed to do this. They are not always granted but it sounds like your "bad" facts are good for a Bill of Review. If it has been over 4 years I doubt you have any recourse.
Your monster is time. You need to ensure you are still within time to request a new trial. Another route—was it an agreed judgment? If it is, an argument can be made that there was fraud that vitiated the agreement.
You should consult an attorney to advice you on the finer points of appellate law in Texas.
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You need to meet with a family law attorney immediately to find out what your options are if any through the Family Court. There is such thing as a bill of review which addresses certain types of fraud.
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