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Comparison definition. Fraud is extrinsic where the defrauded party was deprived of the opportunity to present his or her claim or defense to the court, that is, where he or she was kept in ignorance or in some other manner, other than from his or her own conduct, fraudulently prevented from fully participating in the proceeding.' (In re Marriage of Stevenot, 154 Cal.App.3d at p. 1068.) Examples of extrinsic fraud are: 'Concealment by one party of the existence of a community asset, or prevention of participation in the proceeding by the other party . . . . [para.] Failure to give notice of the action to the other party, or proceeding to obtain a judgment without the knowledge of the other party, while reconciled with him or her. [para.] Convincing the other party not to obtain counsel because the matter is not going to proceed. [para.] [And] completion of the dissolution after having represented to the other party that it would not proceed without further notice.' (In re Marriage of Stevenot, supra, 154 Cal.App.3d at p. 1069.) By way of contrast, fraud is labeled intrinsic and not a ground for relief 'if a party has been given ...

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