January 25, 2011 |
Frank McCourt might have to become business partners with his ex-wife in order to keep the Dodgers in the family, her attorneys said Tuesday. With the Dodgers set to report to spring training in three weeks, the legal battle to determine who owns the team is about to envelop a second season. After a procedural court hearing Tuesday, attorneys for Jamie McCourt said they would soon assert what they said were her rights as co-owner of the team. "That is not to say she is going to appear on the first day of the season and say, 'I'm here; I'm firing people,' " her attorney Dennis Wasser said.
March 18, 2006 |
WHEN Hollywood publicist Michael Sands tried to hire celebrity divorce lawyer Dennis Wasser in a child custody case, he got a stern brushoff from the silver-haired, opera-loving attorney, best known for handling the breakups of such Hollywood luminaries as Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg and J. Lo. "You don't need an army to destroy an ant," Sands recalled Wasser telling him.
September 24, 1989 |
IT IS SUNDAY morning in the middle of nowhere--Bloomington, Ill., actually--and Steve Garvey has a little time to kill. He's sitting in his hotel room, talking about baseball, particularly about his swing. It wasn't so much a swing, really, as a ritual. He eagerly hops off the bed and offers a demonstration. Stepping to the imaginary plate, he raises his right hand to his invisible helmet and then tugs gently--almost daintily--at the front of his shirt as he settles into his batting stance.
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August 10, 2006 |
The lawyer for Kirk Kerkorian's former wife filed suit Wednesday against the billionaire investor's attorneys, alleging that they illegally wiretapped his telephone calls with his client during the divorce proceedings.
December 5, 1989 |
Woods Separates From New Wife: Actor James Woods has filed for a legal separation from his wife of five months, Sarah Marie Owen, court papers showed Monday. Woods, star of such films as "True Believer," "Salvador" and "The Onion Field," married Owen on July 2. They were separated Nov. 6, according to papers filed Friday by attorney Dennis Wasser. The petition, which cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup, said all property had been divided under a separate agreement.
December 4, 1989 |
Actor James Woods has filed for a legal separation from his wife of five months, Sarah Marie Owen, court papers showed today. Wood, star of such films as "Immediate Family," "True Believer" and "Salvador," married Owen on July 2. They were separated Nov. 6, according to papers filed Friday by attorney Dennis Wasser. The petition, which cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup, said all property had been divided under a separate written agreement.