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Oksana's New Lawyer -- Lucky Number 40

10/18/2010 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Oksana Grigorieva showed up to court this morning for a hearing in her child support case with Mel Gibson -- and wouldn't you know it ... she has a new lawyer!

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The new man in Oksana's life is Mitchell Jacobs -- a family law attorney who has been a Board Certified Family Law Specialist since 1986.

We're told Jacobs was brought in because today's hearing involves a certain technicality and they reached out to Jacobs because he's a family law specialist.

Sources say it is unclear whether Jacobs will remain on full-time.

1018_grigorieva_tmz_small_vAs we first reported, Oksana has used 39 different lawyers so far in her child support case with Mel Gibson. The latest point of contention -- whether the judge's ruling that Mel has to amp up his child support payments to $20,000/month includes the housing payments Mel has been making.

As the old saying goes, 40th time is a charm.

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76.

janet    

Haven't heard from Horowitz latley.

I don't care if you have 20 bucks or billions. FINANCIAL RAPE IS FINANCIAL RAPE. Extortion in Ox's case.

When does her visa expire? She's not married, certinly not working, not going to school. The only work she has done is lawyer shop.

I am not understanding this Judge at all.

Everyone knows the lawyers are loving this. They don't care if this takes aother 10 years. Loving those billible hours.

1361 days ago
77.

middleagedcrazy    

Lyrics from Queen (thanks to my son the bass player for reminding me):

Steve walks warily down the street with the brim pulled way down low
Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet, machine gun's ready to go
Are you ready? Hey, are you ready for this?
Are you hanging on the edge of your seat?
Out of the doorway the bullets rip to the sound of the beat, Yeah
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone
And another one gone
Another one bites the dust
Hey, I'm gonna get you too
Another one bites the dust

How do you think I'm gonna get along without you when you're gone?
You took me for everything that I had and kicked me out on my own
Are you happy? Are you satisfied?
How long can you stand the heat?
Out of the doorway the bullets rip to the sound of the beat (Look out)
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone
And another one gone
Another one bites the dust
Hey, I'm gonna get you too
Another one bites the dust

HEY
Oh, take it
Bite the dust
Bite the dust yeah

Hey
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust, oh
Another one bites the dust, hey, hey
Another one bites the dust, heeeeey
Oh, shoot out

There are plenty of ways you can hurt a man and bring him to the ground
You can beat him, you can cheat him
You can treat him bad and leave him when he's down
But I'm ready, yes I'm ready for you
I'm standing on my own two feet
Out of the doorway the bullets rip, repeating the sound of the beat. Oh yeeeah
Another one bites the dust
Another one bites the dust
And another one gone
And another one gone
Another one bites the dust
Hey, I'm gonna get you too
Another one bites the dust
Shoot it
Hey
Alright

More lyrics: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/q/queen/#share

Tee hee

Good morning all * + * + * + * + *

1361 days ago
78.

Michael    

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Team Wing-Nut claims she's anywhere from 42-65
Posted at 10:07 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by TMZgossip

She doesn't know herself. Her birthday keeps changing.
Posted at 10:10 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by rainbowdancer
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She's a lot closer to 50, than she is 40.

1361 days ago
79.

bellamom    

@ middleagedcrazy
i love that song and now it is stuck in my haed lol

hopefully this sing will also apply to oksana

1361 days ago
80.

Nawlins2010    

There are several interesting reads on the new attorney's website listed under articles... A few are: Words Collide, Support Payments It's a Question of Time, Long Division, Broad Definition of 'Income' has Limits in Support Cases, Parent Trap, to name a few. All of these cover marriage/divorce support and custody issues. There is nothing I could find on his site that deals with unwed couples with child custody issues. Seeing as this crazy woman thinks she's entitled to his money because she has his child, many of the articles above hold weight in their interesting/enlightening reading.

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81.

Muppet    

Team Wing-Nut claims she's anywhere from 42-65
Posted at 10:07 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by TMZgossip

She doesn't know herself. Her birthday keeps changing.
Posted at 10:10 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by rainbowdancer
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She's a lot closer to 50, than she is 40.

Posted at 10:16 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by Michael

Gee she had all that plastic surgery to make her appear younger and prettier, too bad she's so ugly on the inside.

1361 days ago
82.

DANA    

@ mimik i dont think its possible to give birth at 54

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83.

rainbowdancer    

@ mimik i dont think its possible to give birth at 54

Posted at 10:24 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by DANA


It's not common, but possible.

1361 days ago
84.

chunx    

everything about this case reminds me of the paul mccartney and heather mills divorce:

Paul McCartney is no stranger to bad breakups—the Beatles come to mind—but even he couldn't have been prepared for this. Eight pages, faxed anonymously to news outlets on Oct. 17 and filled with [b]nasty accusations: that McCartney, 64, pushed his wife, Heather, 38, into a bathtub during her pregnancy; that he grabbed her neck and choked her; that he drunkenly cut her with a broken wine glass; that he demanded she cook for him when she was in pain and on crutches. The charges—apparently a leaked draft of a petition prepared for an English court by Heather Mills McCartney—sparked a Fleet Street frenzy and blew the lid off of an already bitter divorce.[/b] "It has now spiraled out of control," says noted British divorce lawyer Vanessa Lloyd Platt, who points out that English courts encourage divorce petitioners to keep their allegations as mild as possible. "I can't remember such a high-profile case being splashed in the papers like this. This is Armageddon."

Headlined across British newspapers just a week before the couple's daughter, Beatrice, turned 3, [b]the explosive charges seem designed to sully the image of the beloved ex-Beatle. But who leaked them, and why? If the disclosures were a calculated escalation in an already venomous divorce or a bid to gain leverage in the court of public opinion,[/b] no one is taking responsibility. Mills McCartney, who split from her husband this May after nearly four years of marriage, denies making any do***ents public. "She was absolutely shocked by it and had no clue as to how it came to be faxed around," says her spokesman Phil Hall, himself a former British tabloid editor. Indeed, on the heels of the revelations, Mills McCartney plans to sue three British newspapers for what her lawyers termed "false, damaging and immensely upsetting" stories surrounding her divorce. Still, her camp has pointedly declined to comment on the allegations in the do***ents. McCartney, too, let his lawyers do the talking in a take-the-high-road statement. "Our client would very much like to respond," it read, but "Sir Paul has maintained his silence in not commenting on the media stories." Others, though, raced to his defense. "Paul doesn't beat up women," says his friend and ex-publicist Geoff Baker. "He doesn't eat flesh, let alone beat it."

But [b]reports in the British press say Mills McCartney has audiotapes to back up many of the published claims of abuse, and a source who knows her well tells PEOPLE such tapes do exist. "Paul admitted to being violent to her and to abusing her [on the tapes]," says the source, who claims to have heard the recordings. "Sometimes he's very apologetic, sometimes he's in a rage. It's pretty crazy. There are tapes where she's crying and pleading with him to stop. He even admitted to being a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." The source also says McCartney confessed to striking his first wife, Linda. "When Heather and Paul were arguing and it got into the abuse," says the source, "Paul said, 'Well, everybody knows I hit Linda.'[/b] Accusations of abuse against Paul are upsetting to Carla Lane, one of the late Linda Eastman McCartney's oldest friends. "Linda was my best friend," says the U.K.-based scriptwriter. "And if he did things like that, she would have told me—and she never did."

[b]No one disputes that McCartney's second marriage—a clash of two outsize personalities and egos—was far stormier than his first.[/b] At least some of the friction between Paul and Heather, it seems, stemmed from difficulties relating to her disability (she lost her left leg in a traffic accident in 1993 and now wears a prosthetic). The source who claims to have heard the audiotapes says they confirm that Paul insisted his wife prepare meals for him after surgery on her amputated leg left her temporarily in a wheelchair in April. One night, a drunken McCartney "stabbed her with the [broken] wineglass," says the source, referencing another incident mentioned in the controversial do***ents and borne out, adds the source, by the tapes. "[He] then wanted her to apologize for getting him all upset. He really did still want her to cook for him even though she'd just had a surgery." McCartney's camp declined to comment to PEOPLE on any issues relating to the divorce. "I don't think I've met a less violent man in my life," says Baker, who has known the musician for decades. "To accuse Paul of stabbing a woman with a broken glass is ludicrous."

Fueling the vitriol are the extremely high stakes in Britain's most publicized divorce since Charles and Diana. Still to be decided in the divorce proceeding: who gets custody of Beatrice, and how big a chunk of McCartney's estimated $1.5 billion fortune Mills McCartney—who never signed a prenup—gets to keep. Perhaps that's why McCartney came out swinging in late July, when he surprised his wife by reportedly filing for divorce, claiming she was "rude" and "argumentative" to his employees. This came amid a wave of bad press for Mills McCartney, including reports she once worked as a high-priced escort (which she denied) and posed nude for photographs; she was also linked romantically with her personal trainer. [/]"Whatever happens, everyone treats Paul like the Queen Mother and Heather like the Wicked Witch," says a friend of the former model's. "She is just trying to get through a difficult period of her life." The source who claims to have heard the tapes says that contrary to published reports of a $60... million settlement offer, McCartney has not yet "even offered her five dollars. As far as Heather being out for the money, that couldn't be further from the truth. All she wants is to make sure she and Beatrice are taken care of."[/] - THIS SOUNDS SO MUCH LIKE OKSANA'S LINE!

Ironically, [B]the leaked allegations, even if true, might not have much bearing on any financial settlement, say legal experts, and could even cost Mills McCartney money. "If part of any big settlement was buying her silence," says Lloyd Platt, "that has now been blown apart."[/B] Claims of abuse could affect the custody issue, though most experts believe the couple will settle their differences before the case goes to court—despite all the fireworks. "It's like two boxers punching each other, and they run out of steam and give up," says Marilyn Stowe, head of the family law unit at a noted British firm. "They both just need to get a grip and sort this out."

Perhaps they already are. As their divorce exploded into a full-blown scandal, both combatants lay low. Lately, McCartney has been turning to his daughter, designer Stella, 35, for support; he was spotted using his cell phone to record the crowd applauding her at a recent Paris show of her clothing line. Mills McCartney, meanwhile, has been living quietly in her beachside place on the south coast of England, working out and consulting with lawyers while the fallout from her bombshell continues—and British tabs gear up for whatever may come next. "This may be hugely entertaining for a lot of folks," says Geoff Baker, "but it's horribly ugly for them."

1361 days ago
85.

Sally    

Radaronline has her and Lisa in court again. About the child support. Sorry about the miss spelling.

1361 days ago
86.

Belinda    

Team Wing-Nut claims she's anywhere from 42-65
Posted at 10:07 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by TMZgossip

She doesn't know herself. Her birthday keeps changing.
Posted at 10:10 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by rainbowdancer
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She's a lot closer to 50, than she is 40.

Posted at 10:16 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by Michael

Gee she had all that plastic surgery to make her appear younger and prettier, too bad she's so ugly on the inside.


Posted at 10:24 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by Muppet
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I say she is 43 ... with alot of plastic surgery, botox and fertility drugs.

And Muppet I agree ... her inner ugliness shows right through.

1361 days ago
87.

Danielle    

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/10/oksana-court-no-sign-mel-gibson

Oksana In Court, No Sign Of Mel GibsonOksana In Court, No Sign Of Mel Gibson
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Posted on Oct 18, 2010 @ 08:25AM

One of the items being discussed behind closed doors is a request by Oksana’s ex attorneys for more legal fees from Mel Gibson, RadarOnline.com has learned. Mel has already shelled out $250,000 to Oksana’s lawyer, as he is required to pay their fees. Oksana’s ex lawyer Marci Levine is in court trying to collect for her firm. Judge Scott Gordon previously awarded $250,000 to Levine’s partnere Manley Fried.

Oksana Grigorieva went back to court on Monday in her continuing war against Mel Gibson.

The Russian-born musician showed up to Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles for her ongoing custody dispute with Gibson, the father of her baby daughter Lucia, who will turn one year old on October 30.

RadarOnline.com was on the scene as Oksana arrived wearing black pants, grey top, and sunglasses. She was accompanied by her high profile attorney Lisa Bloom.

Neither spoke to reporters as they entered the courthouse.

By approximately 9:30 am PT, Oksana went into the courtroom, which was closed to reporters.

Before entering the courtroom Oksana’s new attorney Lisa Bloom walked over to Mel’s lawyer Stephen Kolodny and handed him some legal papers.

As RadarOnline.com was first to report, the Russian singer and pianist claims Mel punched her twice in the face last January at the star's home in Malibu, breaking two of her veneers and giving her a concussion. Oksana said that she feared for her life and that of Lucia.

1361 days ago
88.

Muppet    

@ mimik i dont think its possible to give birth at 54

Posted at 10:24 AM on Oct 18, 2010 by DANA

Hmmm it's quite possible, Cheryl Tiegs gave birth to twins at 52, so only a couple of years younger.
Why do you think it's not possible? If the woman is healthy etc. they can have a child.
I don't believe Oksana is in her 50's though.

1361 days ago
89.

Jacqueline13    

95 and I'll bet she looked 73 before the face job and lip job!

1361 days ago
90.

chunx    

OKSANA = HEATHER MILLS 2.0

'What Heather does is give her men sex, sex and then even more sex'

Of course there have long been rumours that Lady Heather's past was rather murky - rumours that gathered so much currency that in June 2000 she took the unusual step of giving an interview, stating cataegorically that she had never been a high class prostitute.
"At every turn I'm being told of vile allegations and lies against me," she said. "These slurs are so awful that they are stopping people supporting my charities."
As the photographer who spoke to the Mail this week Jeff Paine recalls however, Heather was once rather less horrified by 'vile' suggestions about her status. As he chatted to the aspiring lingerie model as she filmed her casting video for the Silver Rose catalogue, she revealed that she had been working in Paris.
"She gave the impression that it was modelling work. But shortly afterwards I bumped into a friend of hers who said she was a bit more of a profesional party girl," he says. "The next time I saw Heather I was taking the actual pictures for the catalogue and I said to her 'I've rumbled you, you haven't been modelling in Paris at all, you cheeky girl.' She just laughed and said it was all just a bit of fun."
At the time Heather was just one of many glamour models who enjoyed the international party scene. As Jeff Paine recalls. "Heather was one of dozens, to be honest. But even then she stood out. She had a sensational figure but also a potent sexual aura which she was not ashamed to use."
Many other men can testify to Heather's peculiarly potent sexual magnetism, like her first husband Alfie Karmal, who met her in a ****tail bar when she was in her late teens. He told the Mail this week that his relationship with Heather was an 'ugly chapter' of his life that he was now anxious to put behind him.
- AGAIN, SIMILAR LINE FROM OKSANA'S EX
It was sex too that fuelled her relationship with the multi-millionaire George Kazan, a weathy Arab businessman based in Paris who kept Heather as his mistress for several months in the early nineties.
As an old contact from the time reveals: "What Heather does is give her men sex, sex and then even more sex - anywhere and everywhere".
It was this sexual magneticism - some would call it athleticism - that so ensnared Sir Paul. It is well known that he first laid eyes on a then 31-year-old Heather at the annual Pride of Britain awards in May 1999, which he was attending in order to present an award in the name of his late wife Linda, who had died just over a year earlier.
What has, perhaps, not been told is the intriguing story of their early courtship. As a source reveals: "When Paul met Heather for the first time he had not had a physical relationship with anyone for quite some time. He had been in deep mourning for the death of his wife for many many months. He was simply blown away by Heather," the source says.
"But Heather told him that it just wasn't 'appropriate' as he was in mourning. Paul was devastated and pursued her relentlessly. They went on a number of platonic dates until Paul had become hugely in thrall to her. The simple fact is that Paul was sexually besotted with her. That is why, when people told him that they felt the pair of them were not compatible long term, he was unable to listen."

Another friend offers a revealing insight into the singer's mindset: "Paul has always had a rather simplistic Madonna/whore view of women. In Linda he had a Madonna. In Heather he was delighted to discover he could have both prototype - a passionate campaigner and gutsy girl who was equally passionate in the bedroom."
Such a package, however, does not make for the easiest of lives long term. This week, as Sir Paul divides his time between his north London townhouse and the Peasmarsh country estate he is painfully aware of the mounting speculation about his estranged wife's past.
Indeed the 63-year-old singer is said to still be reeling from the publication of the photoshoots - although not, it emerges, for the reasons you might think.
As one well-placed source reveals: "Of course Paul is shocked and upset about the photos of Heather, but not because he's making a moral judgement about them. Paul was an Beatle for goodness sake - he's been around and he's lived a colourful life, especially in his early days.

"The thing that has been very very difficult for him has been confronting the fact that the integrity of his marital bond was not what he thought it was. The fact that Heather could not be honest with him is a betrayal of his values and everything he believed about the relationship. His main refrain has been 'why couldn't she just have told me?'" There have, the Mail understands, been a flurry of telephone calls this week between the singer and his representatives as they speculate about the possibility of further distressing revelations.
What then, finally, of Heather herself? According to friends, she alternates between wounded distress and anger, believing there to be a witchhunt against her. Heather has told friends that she finds it 'more than a little coincidental' that the long buried German pornographic pictures have re-emerged only now, as the couple prepare to embark on a divorce.
"She sees this as the first shot across the bows, not from Paul himself, but from people close to him. Instead of feeling mortified she's angry. She absolutely feels she has done nothing to deserve this. There is a big element of her thinking 'you b*****ds,'" a friend reveals.
Perhaps this is why, earlier this week, Heather could be seen with her lawyer arriving in her car at the Peasmarsh home of her estranged husband, only to leave around twenty minutes later, apparently furious to find that he was not in (he was staying at the house in north London).

Her spokeswoman Anya Noakes, meanwhile, was anxious to pour oil on troubled waters. "Paul would not have wished this on his wife in a million years. He cares for her a great deal. They both want this sorted out nicely for the sake of their daughter, Beatrice."
As we have seen, given the events of recent days, and given those insistently rattling skeletons, it is hard to imagine this happening.
Amid this febrile, difficult atmosphere, it is, finally, instructive to visit Heather's glossy website. Notably, its 'Facts & Fiction' section, dedicated to exploding the 'common inaccuracies' about Heather, has not been touched for more than a year. It may, however, require amending in the coming weeks.
As Heather Mills has discovered, while you can create a new life for yourself, you cannot ultimately create a new past, however hard you try.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-389984/Heather-Mills-truth-past-professional-party-girl.html#ixzz12jWCQ5g5

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