Kevin Costner’s estranged wife Christine must vacate household house: choose

Kevin Costner and Christine Costner (formerly Christine Baumgartner) at the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Kevin Costner and Christine Costner (née Baumgartner) at the 2022 Vainness Honest Oscar Party. (Picture: Getty Pictures)

Kevin Costner scored a big victory amid his contentious divorce with estranged wife Christine, following a choose sided with the Yellowstone star and ruled Wednesday that that Christine should vacate their Carpinteria, Calif., beachfront compound, Yahoo Enjoyment has verified — and a single lawful qualified says the decision is a massive deal.

Although Kevin needed Christine (née Baumgartner) out by the finish of upcoming week, the judge dominated she has right until July 31 to depart the assets she statements is value far more than $100 million. Her attorneys have been pushing for a later date, indicating she does not have the monetary methods to find an appropriate spot to are living with their 3 small youngsters. Christine attended the listening to in man or woman when Kevin appeared remotely, according to a resource in the courtroom.

Wednesday’s ruling has significant implications for Christine.

Kevin’s lawyers argued the estranged pair’s prenuptial arrangement manufactured it distinct Christine ought to vacate the loved ones property inside 30 days of submitting for divorce. (She filed on May possibly 1 soon after 18 years of marriage.) A hearing on the validity of the prenup is established for November, but it appears the choose is inclined to enforce the doc provided the final result of today’s hearing.

“It was swift to make a ruling on that issue in advance of the premarital agreement was determined to be legitimate,” celebrity attorney Chris Melcher tells Yahoo, noting how Christine obtaining kicked out of the marital residence is considerable.

The Costners are mother and father to Cayden, 16, Hayes, 14, and Grace, 13. Christine has claimed in paperwork she requires $248,000 a month to ensure she and the young children can reside the lifestyle to which they’ve grown accustom. Kevin purchased the property in 1988 prior to he wed Christine. Christine alleged Kevin produced $19 million previous yr and is truly worth an estimated $400 million. He denied currently being worthy of that a lot and mentioned his cash flow in 2023 will be significantly fewer since he is no extended under deal for Yellowstone.

“Guideline month to month youngster guidance based on Kevin’s gross income flow readily available for guidance is $123,620,” Kevin’s attorneys stated in papers seen by Yahoo.

“Furnishing the slight little ones with much more than bare requirements does not require supplying ludicrous extravagance designed to mostly reward the supported father or mother,” the actor’s lawyers add.

Kevin alleged that Christine is striving to fund her own lavish life style, including “plastic operation expenses of $188,500/month.”

Christine is entitled to a divorce settlement of $1.4 million below the terms of the prenuptial agreement. Her lawyers seem poised to try to invalidate the doc. Kevin was taken to the cleaners by his to start with spouse, Cindy, as it has been reported that they experienced just one of the most highly-priced divorces in Hollywood heritage. It can be no shock, then, that he sought to have an ironclad document in area prior to marrying Christine.