Our expert says:
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You may request that he forfeits his 1/2 share in the property. The underlying principal in respect of the forfeiture of patrimonial benefits is that no one should benefit financially from a marriage which he or she has caused to fail.
The court therefore has the discretion to order that one spouse loses the claim which he or she has to the assets for the other spouse or any other benefits the spouse would have ordinarily been entitled to.
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