Woman who says ex-partner 'misrepresented her wealth' relieved by new ruling
A woman who claims that she did not get enough money when an 18-year same-sex relationship ended because a wealthy ex-partner ''misrepresented'' the size of her fortune says she is relieved after winning the latest round of a legal battle.
Helen Roocroft, 42, from Bolton, Greater Manchester, accepted a settlement of around £200,000 after separating from property developer Carol Ainscow in 2009.
But she said Miss Ainscow, who died aged 55 three years ago, ''misrepresented her wealth''.
She took legal action against a representative of Miss Ainscow's estate in the hope of getting more.
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