Life for the dueling duo is lucretive for the attorneys involved. Oksana keeps hiring lawyers as if she has money. And then she looks to Mel Gibson to pay. Gibson is involved with his own legal team in seeking full custody of Baby Lucia, his lovechild with Oksana Grigorieva. Nonetheless, TMZ reports that:
Sources connected with the case tell TMZ … Alan Shifman (aka lawyer #41) claims he racked up a $163,000 fee for work performed between October 15 and November 15, 2010. He left the case after feuding with lawyer #39. Mel Gets $163K Legal Bill From Oksana for ONE Month.
There have been different lawsuits and countersuits filed. For Mel Gibson the most important legal case involves stripping Oksana of custody of their child. And one thing we learned from this case is that his wife of 27 years respects marriage and family, is devoted to love, and believes in justice. Robyn voluntarily provided testimony in support of her estranged husband in the case against Oksana.
Oksana is still trying to get Mel for domestic violence. However, the judge in the case is a long-time expert in domestic abuse and sided with Gibson’s former wife, Robyn, who testified on his behalf at a custody hearing pointing out that he was never violent during their 30 year marriage.
Oksana Grigorieva tried to extort Gibson according to charges he filed. Although the case was handed over to the Los Angeles District Attorney, lack of staff has kept it in limbo. It has been leaked that the case is weak.
It is also being rumored that Gibson’s team will seek to accuse Okasana of trying to bribe a witness.Mel Gibson: Oksana bribed witness
Custody request by Gibson
The dueling duo went to court in November with Mel Gibson requesting full custody of Baby Lucia, supervised visitation, and no overnight visits with Oksana Grigorieva. And none other than Gloria Allred weighed in.
Keep in mind that the Judge has once been swayed by testimony of Gibson’s wife of 27 years who characterized him as a devoted, loving father and husband. Furthermore the Judge has expertise in domestic abuse cases.
This statement by Gloria Allred, famous for taking side with the mistresses of Tiger Woods, may underscore why it is that Mel Gibson might well receive custody. (See link to the Dueling duo article which includes 4 reasons why Mel Gibson may win custody in the Baby Lucia case.”
This from the Los Angels Times Ministry of Gossip.
“Gloria Allred gave her opinion on the topic, ABC says. “I think it’s unlikely he’ll obtain this,” she said, because the court would be likely to keep the child with the parent who has had primary physical custody, unless that was not in Lucia’s best interest.
However, Allred said, “What you say in public can have an effect on the custody outcome. Ordinarily judges don’t like it when one parent makes derogatory comments about the other.” Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva: Custody showdown in family court
It seems to be time for these two to settle their differences or for someone to take Oksana aside and tell her she is close to abusing the legal system — but then again, 41 attorneys have taken the bait and are going to be putting the bite on Gibson.
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