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I gave a power of attorney to my father-in-law in order to

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I gave a power of attorney to my father-in-law in order to buy a flat on my behalf and to do the mortgage paperwork. He then put 50% of my flat in his name is ***** ***** legal recourse that I have?
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 18 days ago.

Hello,

 

That would be fraud and you may report the matter to the police and see what they say about this.

 

You may also file court proceedings for an order under S. 14 of TOLATA 1996 to have his share transferred to your name.

 

All the best