intrinsic fraud

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fraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud

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14) A request for relief as a result of intrinsic fraud is brought by way of motion in the original action, while a request for relief as a result of extrinsic fraud is brought by an independent action, separate and apart from the original judgment, to attack the judgment and relieve a party from its terms.
The court reasoned that because the wife's false representation was concerning "an issue that could have been raised in the dissolution proceedings, rather than an issue collateral to those proceedings," (18) the misrepresentation constituted intrinsic fraud.