Kevin Costner‘s lawyer is incredulous … blasting estranged spouse Christine Baumgartner for asking a choose to make him pay $885k to argue a single concern in divorce courtroom.
Disso queen Laura Wasser filed her blistering response to Christine’s request … explaining the charges would supposedly be incurred for a mini-trial over one concern within the prenup — whether or not her waiver of spousal assist is enforceable.
Christine’s legal professionals say it’ll take $885k to make their case — they usually need Kevin to foot the invoice — however Wasser fired again that based mostly on hourly charges, Christine’s authorized staff must put in 1,106 hours to justify the payment.
Wasser calls Christine’s ask “nothing in need of outrageous,” additionally noting the choose has already indicated the prenup is enforceable, so the highway Christine’s happening is a lifeless finish.
Christine has not solely misplaced a lot of the authorized battles within the divorce, she’s really misplaced greater than if she had settled with Kevin. For instance, she initially wished $248k a month in little one assist, which Kevin rejected and claimed the cheap quantity was $63k. Nonetheless, he provided to pay her $75k a month, however Christine rejected that provide and duked it out in courtroom. Ultimately, the choose stated $63k was the suitable quantity.
Wasser says Kevin’s already paid Christine $300k in authorized charges, and in addition allegedly took $105k from Kevin’s accounts to feed her authorized staff.
And there is this … if Christine challenges the prenup and loses, she’ll have to return greater than 1,000,000 bucks Kevin gave her and in addition pay his lawyer’s charges.