The messy divorce proceedings between Kevin Costner and future ex-wife Christine Baumgartner simply turned much more difficult, shortly after she claimed that he may have continued on Yellowstone. The newest within the authorized battle dominated in favor of the longtime Yellowstone star, as a choose decided that Baumgartner requires Costner’s consent to take away sure objects from the household house as she strikes out.
Based on courtroom paperwork (through Individuals), California Superior Court docket Choose Thomas Anderle dominated in Kevin Costner’s favor within the battle over what Christine Baumgartner may take away from what had been their house as a married couple in Santa Barbara, CA. The order signed by the choose states that Baumgartner “shall be permitted to take away her toiletries, clothes, purses and jewellery,” however can not take “another objects of property together with, however not restricted to, furnishings, furnishings, home equipment, and paintings.”
The ruling got here simply at some point after Costner’s legal professionals requested that the courtroom stop Baumgartner from taking his “separate property” from the Santa Barbara house and “insure an orderly course of for the removing of her separate property (if any).” The difficulty is tied to the actor’s declare that there isn’t a “neighborhood property” between the 2 on account of a premarital settlement previous to their 2004 nuptials. The phrases of the prenup additionally said that she would transfer out of the home inside thirty days of submitting for divorce, which occurred on Might 1. She stayed previous the deadline, citing that she was unable to maneuver out earlier than a toddler help settlement was labored out.
The July 13 submitting occurred after the authorized staff representing Kevin Costner said that they requested an itemized listing of the objects that she supposed to take when she vacated the home, which his legal professionals describe as “hopelessly imprecise and ambiguous.” Examples given are Baumgartner reportedly claiming “plates and bowls/silverware” and “household heirlooms and/or items to her” with out naming any particular objects to make clear whether or not they really belong to her alone.
The submitting claims that she supposed to take objects that had been her husband’s sole property, together with furnishings, paintings, and gymnasium gear, and alleges that she “refuses to signal a Stipulation that she won’t achieve this until and till there’s a written settlement between the events.”
Baumgartner’s authorized staff responded in a while July 13 with a declare that she had “recognized all the objects she plans to take away from the house through images and written descriptions,” and took additional difficulty with Costner’s declare that there isn’t a neighborhood property shared between them.
Based on her legal professionals, there are objects which are “presumptively neighborhood property” as a result of they had been “acquired throughout marriage.” Their response additional said that Costner’s objection to the concept of Baumgartner taking dishes was “fairly trivial given his 2022 revenue of about $24,000,000 and claimed internet value of about $200,000,000,” with the added word that they consider his internet value is increased. Many particulars and claims concerning the household’s funds have been reported over the course of the divorce proceedings, together with about extravagant spending.
The choose ruling in Kevin Costner’s favor relating to what Christine Baumgartner may take away from the Santa Barbara house that they had shared is a win for the actor, however the divorce proceedings are removed from over, and it stays to be seen how difficult (and expensive) they are going to be by the top.