Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce may turn messy
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Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce may turn messy

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Jul 01, 2012 at 10:21 AM PDT
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Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes recently called it quits, and now it is being speculated that their divorce may turn messy.

Both were happily married with Cruise madly in love with his wife, but apparently something has gone terribly wrong.

Now lawyers and legal representatives of both the parties have jumped in and things might turn messy, although Tom Cruise's long-time legal representative told reporters that he was hopeful that the divorce proceedings, which were initiated by Katie Holmes' lawyers, would occur without any problems.

"I would hope that it's not a contentious matter. I know Tom is not a particularly contentious person," Cruise's lawyer, Bert Fields, said, according to a report on msn.com.

However, Katie Holmes has asked for the sole custody of her daughter, Suri, who is six.

According to reports, Holmes has hired two prominent lawyers that specialize in celebrity and wealthy breakups. The two lawyers are New York lawyer Allan E. Mayefsky and a New Jersey divorce lawyer, Jonathon Wolfe. Mayefsky has been involved in a number of famous splits including those of model Christie Brinkley and TV anchor Joan Lunden, while Wolfe specializes in "complex matrimonial matters" involving "leaders or the spouses of leaders" in business, sports and entertainment.

As soon as the divorce was announced, people started speculating about their pre-nuptial agreement, but as of yet it is not clear whether there is one. If there is a pre-nuptial agreement, Cruise and Holmes will divide the assets, but if there isn't, then there will be some problem. It is not clear yet how will they decide about Suri, but Holmes is bent on taking her.

"Katie's primary concern remains, as it has always been, her daughter's best interest," the lawyer said.

Katie Holmes filed the case in New York rather than in California and people suspect that this decision was taken for two reasons. The first reason is convenience, as Holmes and Suri live in New York, and second is privacy, which can be maintained in New York, but not in California.

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