Tue. Oct 3rd, 2023
Kevin Costner is accusing his estranged wife, Kristen, of "road block after road block" in their divorce battle

Kevin Costner and his officially separated wife, Christine, are living separate lives now that she’s moved out of the family home — but their divorce remains contentious as they fight over her understanding of the prenuptial agreement.

Christine is “relieved” to be out of the family home

It’s been just over two weeks since Kristen was forced to move out of her Carpinteria, California, compound, which was valued at more than $100 million, into a smaller home he owned. Yellowstone the actor.

A family source told People magazine over the weekend that the former accessories designer is “happy” to move out of the beach house, even if it’s only a temporary solution while she secures a permanent home in the Tony area of ​​Santa Barbara.

“Kristen hopes there’s less drama now,” the insider told the outlet. “Kevin got what he wanted – she moved out of the family home. Christine feels good about it. She’s happy to move on.”

While a a report Christine stated that she found a new $35,000 rental home to move into, with $129,000 in monthly child support awarded by a judge, but this second move has not been confirmed.

“Swiftie” Kevin went to Taylor Swift’s party with his teenage daughter

They’ve both been trying to find their new selves since Kristen filed for divorce on May 1, though Kevin said he made it clear he didn’t want to end his second marriage. Last month, they took their three kids — Kayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13 — on separate vacations. This month, Kevin tied the knot with his daughter, Grace, at Taylor Swift’s Aug. 7 party. from a private suite At SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, father and daughter listen to the singing star belt out huge hits including the breakup anthem, “We’ll Never Get Back Together.”

A few days later, he announced that he was “officially Swifty” in his first social media post in over a month. Standing in front of his band, Kevin said he was “absolutely dumbfounded” as he watched Swift perform. He also said he had a “fantastic” time with his seven youngest children.

Over the weekend, Kevin, who was working on Horizon: An American Epic Since quitting smoking YellowstoneHe was photographed About driving a new Land Rover Defender.

Their contentious divorce battle continues — over the word ‘concept’

New court papers obtained by Yahoo Entertainment show that the divorce battle between the exes, who previously fought over pots and pans, is more contentious than ever.

The exes have a start date of November 27th for the trial that will determine the validity of their 2004 prenuptial agreement and they are currently in the discovery process. However, Kevin’s divorce attorney, Laura Wasser, accuses Kristen of acting in “bad faith” when it comes to letting her prenuptial allegations be known.

Kevin’s team claims Kristen “categorically refused” to say whether to challenge the pre-boot, give “evasive” answers or “avoid answering many” of the standard questions. Wasser is also skeptical with Kristen’s legal team claiming “she doesn’t understand words like ‘understood’ or ‘negotiate’, so she can’t answer” certain questions about the pre-event.

Wasser notes that Christine was asked to admit or deny the statement that she “understood the prenuptial agreement before signing it.” Her lawyer objected, saying that the question was “vague as to the scope and meaning of the term ‘understood’. Consequently, the petitioner cannot accept or deny this application.”

There were similar objections to many questions.

(Hey ho)

A sample of Kristen Costner’s answers to questions from Kevin’s attorney. (Hey ho)

“Kristen maintains that she cannot admit or deny that she understood a prenuptial agreement (“PMA”) because she (and apparently all of her attorneys) do not understand the word “understood,” Wasser wrote. The word ‘understand’ is not a technical or vague word…the notion that Christine and the various seasoned lawyers representing her do not understand the word ‘understand’ and cannot respond to this simple and direct request. (Admission applicationsinsignificant.”

Wasser says her team provided Christine’s lawyers with a “definition of a ‘concept’…” She claimed the objection was filed solely “for the purpose of delay,” and calls the many objections “frivolous.”

Wasser shows documentation of attempts to get Christine to answer the questions, apparently getting nowhere. So she is seeking financial penalties against Christine, who she says “just threw roadblock after roadblock in an unwarranted effort to avoid responding to this discovery.” They also want Christine to cover Kevin’s legal fees for pulling this off.

This is a big divorce, Kevin is estimated to be worth around $400 million. However, they have a prenup, which Kevin wants to enforce. There will be a hearing on Sept. 6 for this new discovery dispute, according to the documents. Before that, a hearing will take place on August 31.

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