Randhawa v Randhawa (Divorce: Decree Absolute, Set Aside, Forgery) [2022] EWFC B7


2nd Feb 2022 | News


Louise Potter acted for the applicant, in proceedings to set aside a decree absolute of divorce obtained without notice to the wife in 2010, turning on the facts as to whether she was served with the divorce petition and whether her signature had been forged on the acknowledgement of service.

Evidence ranged over multiple allegations including a decade of property transactions, involving 9 witnesses (including expert) over 8 days in contested fact finding hearing, leading to judgment in favour of the wife and the setting aside of the decrees.

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