Inglewood, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: Is there any way to change a final divorce Judgment because my ex-wife hid money from California court?

Recently found out that my ex-wife didn't

disclose $335,610 in Canadian Bank accounts during our divorce.

Money was from part marriage gifts and

part inheritance. Ex-wife didn't want me

to make a claim on the money so

didn't disclose it.

Her attorney must of known because she had her Canadian taxes that showed her Bank accounts, that's how I eventually found out. Ex-wife claimed to be broke

so all disso-masters were computed

on only my gross income not taking into

account her hidden Canadian bank accounts.

Is there anything I can do to change my situation?

And would the California Family Court even

listen to these facts since this is all post divorce?

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2 Lawyer Answers
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Licensed in California

A: You can report this to the family court judge as perjury and request an appeal. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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Indy G. Colbath
Indy G. Colbath
Answered
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Depending upon when your divorce was entered, you may be able to set aside the judgment due to fraud. Furthermore, support is always modifiable post-judgment based on changes in circumstances. You should consult an attorney and ask them if the set-aside remedy is available based on the statute of limitations.

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