Legal Hurdles for Sandra Bullock?

With Sandra Bullock filing for divorce from Jesse James in one very high-profile case, family law attorney and celebrity divorce attorney Steven A. Mindel weighs in on the potential legal hurdles…

"In Texas, apparently, you can file a divorce just using your initials, and not only can you use them, but you can use them backwards. Who knew?" says Mindel about how Bullock initially snuck her filing from her husband past the press. "In California you have to put the full names of all the parties and the attorneys that are representing them; Sandra Bullock and Jesse James want to make their divorce private."

Going through their documents, Mindel notes, "What's interesting about the paperwork that was filed in Texas is it doesn't even identify that there was a pre-marital agreement. In California, many times when the petition is filed there will be an indication -- 'We would like our property divided pursuant to our agreement' -- kind of a code word that there is a pre-nup or post-nup or some kind of agreement between the parties. Here, there is no such mention in the documents."

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