Legal Question in Family Law in Connecticut

If a divorced couple receives a check made out to both of them, one party forges the others name and cashes said check, what recourse is there.

Asked on 9/17/13, 4:57 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Heffernan Heffernan Legal Group, LLP

Assuming the check was not specifically addressed in the divorce decree, it isn't something the family court is going to get involved in. In which case, you're looking at a pure forgery/larceny case. Go to the police, but my guess is you're not going to get much interest from them.

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Answered on 9/18/13, 6:39 am

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