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I am the girlfriend of partner involved in a very messy and

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I am the girlfriend of partner involved in a very messy and nasty court case - The other party set me up to find out how much I earned - Can they do this ?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 8 months ago.
Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. Technically they have no right to involve you in the court proceedings without a court order or unless you are party to the proceedings. If they have taken information from you by deception or fraud then that is a matter for the police. What I would tell you is you cannot be held personally liable fore another persons debt and liabilities unless you accepted liability in writing - this is known as a statute of frauds 1677. Can I assist any further? Kind regards AJ
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I live with him and have a joint account but hid my income as its nothing to do with the divorce hence her setting up a fake linked in account to offer me a job and find out my earnings ...,,,
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Is this fraud - can the police do anything ?
Expert:  Alex J. replied 8 months ago.
Hi thank you. Yes it is illegal to advertise a job that doesn't exist so I would consider reporting it to the police. I would not worry about your income being part of the divorce - you cannot be held liable for your partners debts. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards AJ

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