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Hello for clarification - this deed - this was home written and witnessed by family members is this correct?
and what was the purpose of this deed?
I cannot see that reporting the matter to the police and Action Fraud would do any harm at all in respect of your claim. You would not be able to ring fence your father but as he has admitted the fraud, any penalty he receives will be much lower.
Cases rarely get “thrown out” unless there is a complete and utter lack of evidence and with the witness statement (it doesn’t need to be an affidavit) from your father, and with whatever other (handwriting report?) evidence you have, there is certainly enough for a court claim which you may win or lose.
If the Deed is written in Arabic, you are going to need a court approved translator to translate it and provide a witness statement as to the authenticity of it. However that deed does not apply in English law unless it’s written in English. That is why it seems there was a translation for land registry purposes.
It’s unlikely that anyone in the court could read Arabic and therefore the translation could say anything so the translator will need a witness statement with a statement of truth (the witness statement just needs to be a couple of lines whereby they certified that it’s a true translation).
That speaks volumes. It’s highly likely that they know that if they do, they will be found out. I suggest that you threaten them (it needs to be in writing) that unless they release the original deed to your solicitor (it’s not unreasonable for them to refuse to release it to you because they will be concerned about it being tampered with) to allow forensic examination, you will make an application to court to compel them to release it and you will ask the court to award costs against them and those costs could be substantial.
There is no problem insisting on a joint report although forensic examination of handwriting can be of assistance but it’s rarely conclusive.