My former husband forged my name to stock sale checks, wrote checks for fictious loans and did not disclose over the counter & my stocks. I recently discovered (and remembered) these. Is it possible to file a modification to recoup my share of the stocks dating back to 2006 when the divorce was filed? Additionally the original Divorce Agreement stated he was to change health care coverage no later than Sept 1, 2007 or upon his relocation to MA. He purchase my half of the homestead on 7/31/2007, never changed healthcare & claimed (for 2 years) to reside in NH avoiding changes. He altered my address for healthcare, in which I never received correspondence, resulting eventually in FULL cancellation of healthcare. I now pay over $500/monthfor my own healthcare. I would like to be compensa
Talk to a local divorce attorney. After such a long time, re-opening your case may be difficult, especially if you knew about these issues when you got divorced. Good luck.
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Your case can be re-opened to split the assets that were not disclosed due to either a mutual mistake of an intentional misrepresentation by your ex. Any orders of the Court which he has failed to follow will subject him to Contempt actions. good luck.
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There are grounds to reopen the case due to fraud. However, due to the length of time that expired, you will need to prove good reasons why you did not learn of this sooner. It is helpful if you speak with an attorney before proceeding.
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You would not file a complaint for modification of the divorce judgment for undisclosed assets; you would file a complaint to have division on those assets as they were never dealt with in the divorce. For any intances where he failed to honor the agreement - and you can show actual damages- you can file a complaint for contempt for noncompliance with a court order. You dammages in the health care area would be the difference in what you would have been paying under the old coverage and what you are currently paying now.
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