New court docket paperwork obtained by PEOPLE point out that Kevin Costner, who’s 68 years outdated, is requesting $99,225 in authorized charges from his estranged spouse, Christine. Costner claims that the bills have been associated to their prenuptial settlement litigation.
The prenup states that if both social gathering had counsel to “implement or forestall a breach” of the settlement, “the prevailing social gathering … shall be entitled … to be reimbursed by the non-prevailing social gathering for all prices and bills incurred thereby.”
In a earlier submitting, his estranged spouse and her group had requested him to pay their authorized bills, “Because of the huge distinction in assets accessible to the events, Christine can also be requesting that Kevin advance an extra $350,000 in lawyer’s charges and $150,000 in forensic prices.”
Christine’s July 5 submitting additionally questioned Kevin’s demand to have her pay his authorized charges.
“Kevin asserts that he mustn’t should pay charges and prices for Christine to problem the validity of the PMA [pre-marital agreement]. He additionally recurrently claims that the PMA is legitimate and that there is no such thing as a proof on the contrary. That is the authorized equal of whistling previous the graveyard.”
They continued, “Because the Courtroom can see by the pleadings at this early stage, the charges and prices might be substantial as a result of Kevin’s funds are complicated, and in addition as a result of Kevin is doing all that he can to attenuate his obligation to his kids.”