Jewish Journal

Dodgers divorce mess rolls on

by Brad A. Greenberg

August 30, 2010 | 9:37 pm

No religion angle here, but the Dodgers definitely need an angel right about now. Manny Ramirez is gone, the playoffs are most likely out too, and now the city of Los Angeles has to wait for potentially more disappointment. The McCourt mess, via the Los Angeles Times:

The question is does he own the team or do they own it jointly? Frank McCourt wants the court to enforce a post-marital agreement—signed in 2004 by both spouses—that says he is the sole owner of the team and that she is the sole owner of the couple’s homes. But Jamie argues that the agreement should be thrown out.

There are two different versions of the agreement that the McCourts signed dividing their properties.


Steve Susman, Frank McCourt’s attorney, argued Monday that Jamie McCourt would like to be “the first divorce lawyer to claim she didn’t understand her own postnuptial agreement.”

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