Posted by Bossip Staff
Our “Divorce of the Year” has come to settlement:
Giants great Michael Strahan and his ex-wife, Jean, have settled their legal battle over how big a slice of his fortune she should get. But a fight over how much child support he must pay will continue after an appeals court decided the $214,745 a year ordered by a trial judge is too high. The Strahans’ agreement on division of assets was sealed by the court, and their lawyers refused to divulge the details.
The retired football star was ordered in January to fork over $15.3 million to his ex-wife – but he only coughed up about half and filed an appeal on the rest. Jean Strahan’s lawyer, Ellen Marshall, said her client was pleased with the outcome. “I feel happy that the Strahans were able to resolve their difference and focus on their children,” Marshall said. “I think they set an example for other couples.”
The agreement, though, isn’t the end of a dispute full of bitter accusations of physical abuse, infidelity, wild spending and even charges that Strahan used a hidden camera to peep on one of Jean’s sisters.
A New Jersey appeals court reversed a lower court ruling that ordered Strahan to pay almost 20% of his annual income in child support for their 4-year-old twins. The panel questioned some of the expenses Jean Strahan listed, including $27,000 a year for clothes, $36,000 a year for “equipment and furnishings” and $3,000 for audio-visual expenses. The court also felt the amount should be lower because Jean Strahan is capable of getting a job and told the trial judge to reconsider the figure. “Mr. Strahan was gratified with the result and feels his legal position has been vindicated,” said his lawyer Angelo Genova.
We bet this little incident got him back to dating sistas… Sistas with their own scrilla. That Becky got his ass for real. SMH.