Angelina Jolie files new court documents in hopes of getting rid of her stake in the French wine business with ex Brad Pitt
- Jolie wants court to lift temporary freeze on sale of ex’s commons
- She is looking to sell her stake in their French wine estate Château Miraval
- Jolie says she reached out to Pitt’s legal team in hopes of avoiding a formal court, which said they would be in contact but have yet to come up with a settlement.
- In May, it was revealed that Pitt had been given 50/50 custody of their five minor children
- Jolie was ‘bitterly disappointed’ by decision and plans to fight in court
- The couple filed for divorce in 2016, but things weren’t settled until 2019
Angelina Jolie is anxious to sever trade relations with ex Brad Pitt and is now asking the courts to lift a temporary order blocking the sale of their joint assets.
Jolie recently filed documents asking a judge to lift a restraining order on the transfer of their assets, which is automatically put in place when divorce proceedings begin.
It appears the Oscar winner, 46, is particularly keen to sell her stake in Nouvel, LLC, the wine company they co-own and operate Chateau Miraval in Provence, France.
Wants to get out: Angelina Jolie asks courts to lift temporary order blocking the sale of her joint assets with Brad Pitt in hopes of selling his stake in their French wine business
See you soon: Jolie’s main interest is to sell Nouvel, LLC, the wine company she and Putt co-owned and operated Chateau Miraval in Provence, France under
Jolie is hoping to unfreeze the assets so she can sell her stake in the company, telling the courts she already has an interested buyer and a deal is underway.
Her legal team went on to note that they had contacted Pitt’s attorneys in hopes of avoiding court, but had yet to render the terms to Jolie.
In legal documents, Jolie added that she was concerned that her potential buyer would back down if assets remain frozen while Pitt’s team examines the matter, which is why she is asking a judge to intervene.
The request has not yet been approved.
Nouvel LLC appears to be the entity in charge of the French chateau / vineyard Chateau Miraval and the wine produced in the vineyard, which they purchased in 2011 for $ 60 million.
Major asset: The couple purchased the vineyard of Provence, France, Chateau Miraval in 2011 for an amount of $ 60 million
Settlement: Jolie’s team said they contacted Pitt’s lawyers before filing official court documents, but did not offer a way to release the assets. They are seen in 2007 above
This is just another chapter in the long legal battles between Pitt and Jolie, over their divorce and custody of their six children.
Pitt was given 50/50 custody of their couple’s five minor children Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 14, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 12, earlier this year by a Los Angeles judge, a ruling that Jolie would have been ‘bitterly disappointed’ with.
The decision sparked controversy as it was revealed that none of the couple’s children under the age of 18 had been allowed to testify during the case, and Jolie’s legal team said they would continue to fight. against the result in the future.
The actress / activist filed for divorce in 2016 – citing “family health” – following a dispute over a private flight from France to Los Angeles in which she accused Pitt of misbehaving with his son Maddox, who was 15 at the time.
The Oscar-winning actor has not been the subject of any charges in connection with the incident amid FBI and Social Services investigations.
Big brood: Pitt got 50/50 custody of their couple’s five minor children Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 14, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 12, earlier this year by an LA judge, a Jolie ruling would have been “bitterly disappointed” by. They are seen in 2007 above