Frank McCourt: ambushed by his own lawyersThe Dodgers are 1.5 games out of first place.While baseball fans are focused on whether they can make it back to their cars after a Dodger game without getting beaten into a coma, Dodger (co-?)owner Frank McCourt is dealing with an ambush of his own.Yeste ... More >>
Jamie McCourtJamie McCourt, ex-wife of Dodger owner Frank McCourt, is getting annoyed that she has to find out about Dodger financial dealings from the newspaper. So today she's asking a judge to force Frank to turn over financial documents so that she -- and potential bidders for the team -- can ... More >>
Jamie McCourtThe second phase of the Dodger divorce trial won't be heard for at least another year, Jamie McCourt's lawyers said today.Speaking after a brief court appearance, Dennis Wasser said it will take at least that long for attorneys on both sides to prepare."The discovery on the second ph ... More >>
Frank McCourt will cling the Dodgers with every legal argument at his disposal.There was much rejoicing over last week's ruling in the McCourt divorce case, which made it more likely that the Dodgers will be put up for sale. Bill Plaschke started rounding the bases. T.J. Simers wanted to put a st ... More >>
Jamie McCourt.By Gene Maddaus and Dennis Romero
Judge Scott Gordon dealt a major blow to Dodgers owner Frank McCourt on Tuesday, voiding a 2004 marital agreement that would have deprived his ex-wife Jamie of a stake in the team.
The ruling does not automatically make Jamie a co-owner of th ... More >>
Frank McCourtFresh from today's legal victory, Jamie McCourt has hired a banker to help her assemble a team of local investors to buy out her ex-husband's stake in the Dodgers.A source familiar with the matter says that Jamie has hired Joseph Ravitch, formerly of Goldman Sachs, to help put togeth ... More >>
Photo by Ted SoquiFrank McCourt: beaten but unbowedLast March, Frank McCourt gave USA Today a rare interview about his divorce. He reassured fans that everything was business as usual with the Dodgers, and he rejected comparisons to the divorce of John and Becky Moores, which forced the sale of t ... More >>
Frank McCourtSettlement talks between Frank and Jamie McCourt are at an impasse, clearing the way for Judge Scott Gordon to issue a ruling in the contentious Dodger divorce case.In a statement to the media, Frank's attorney, Marc Seltzer, said that Frank accepted the deal offered by mediator Pete ... More >>
Frank McCourtFrank and Jamie McCourt met with a mediator on Saturday, but came away no closer to a settlement that would end their contentious divorce proceedings, according to an attorney involved in the case.The two sides remain miles apart. Frank continues to refuse any arrangement that would ... More >>
Would the Dodger divorce trial be complete without an appearance from Vladimir Shpunt?
Dexter O'Connell sure didn't think so. On the fifth day of trial, O'Connell, 19, came to court wearing a Dodger jersey with "Vladimir" written across the front. On the back, he had writ ... More >>
Frank McCourtDay Three. The Dodgers began the day 6.5 games out the wild card, but fell 7.5 games back with an afternoon loss to the Phillies.
How's this for karma? At the same moment that Roy Oswalt was mowing down Dodger hitters this afternoon, David Boies was grilling Frank McCourt ab ... More >>
On Day One of the Dodger divorce case between Frank and Jamie McCourt, our own Gene Maddaus summed up proceedings, helpfully noting the Dodgers began the day six and a half out of the wild card, though last night Hiroki Kuroda threw a gem, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning for the win ... More >>
Day One. The Dodgers are 6.5 games out of the wild card.
About the most interesting thing that happened on the opening day of the Dodger divorce trial was that we learned the working title of Jamie's unpublished memoir.
According to Frank's lead attorney, Steve Susman, it was "Screaming Me ... More >>
Jamie McCourt, the estranged wife of Dodgers (co-?)owner Frank McCourt, is "satisfied" with Commissioner Judge Scott Gordon's ruling giving her $637,000 per month in spousal support, her attorney said today.Jamie McCourt had been asking for nearly $1 million per month. Frank McCourt, who original ... More >>
The Dodger divorce trial will begin on Aug. 30, a Superior Court commissioner ruled today. The divorce trial of Frank and Jamie McCourt is expected to run at least through the end of September, meaning it should add some extra drama to the Dodgers' pennant run.At stake is the ownership of the tea ... More >>