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What Oksana and Mel Are Really Fighting Over

10/31/2010 2:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The real fight between Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson may not be about child custody at all ... we've learned the various lawyers who have been repping Oksana have been focused on a legal document created long before Lucia was born.

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TMZ was first to report the problem with the Icon Trust -- created by Mel and Robyn to provide for their seven children. The trust defines "issue" (aka children) as kids born from Mel or Robyn. When it was drafted, no one thought Mel or Robyn would have a child outside the marriage. Enter Oksana.

Sources connected with Mel and Robyn say no one in their family wants to screw Lucia out of her inheritance, but if she becomes a beneficiary in Mel's trust it would create some complicated tax issues.

So when Oksana and Mel broke up and struck a settlement deal during the mediation in May, the very first term reads, "Oksana consents to amendment of Icon Trust to exclude Lucia."

In return for excluding Lucia, Mel agreed to provide a financial package for the baby worth more than $8 million.

Sounds like a sweet deal. So why did Oksana disavow the mediation she signed? We're told the lawyers Oksana hooked up with after the mediation believed Lucia got royally screwed by giving up an interest in the trust. They told Oksana that Lucia would stand to get around $50 million under the trust agreement ... which they believe represents 1/8 the value of a $400,000,000 trust.

Sources connected with Gibson tell us the money in the trust is not even in the universe of $400,000,000 ... not remotely close.

But here's the deal. If Oksana's lawyers persist and Mel settles out of court, the attorney would get a percentage of the settlement. So they've convinced Oksana there's something in it for her ... and there's something in it for them.

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garnet    

@wondering
hahahahaha

@Shuffle Demon
yes it is

1452 days ago
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janet    

Nobody knows Mel better than Robyn.

1452 days ago
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Addie    

And lawyers always want what's best for themselves first andthe client comes second!

1452 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

http://www.rainn.org/

There you go me maybe that link will help you out.

1452 days ago
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Shuffle Demon    

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@wondering
hahahahaha

@Shuffle Demon
yes it is

Posted at 2:07 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by garnet
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garnet...as far as I am aware that house is still owned by ICON ...I know in the tapes if you have listened to it Mel tells OxSanity she can not have the house, mhy guess is she was trying to get it but wasn't having any success...what a shock...lol

1452 days ago
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garnet    

oops...let's try that again...garnet... isn't that the house that OxSanity is staying in now?

Posted at 2:04 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by Shuffle Demon
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yeah and I wonder what Robyn and Mel decided to do about it during their settlement discussions.

1452 days ago
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Shuffle Demon    

96.
And lawyers always want what's best for themselves first andthe client comes second!

Posted at 2:10 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by Addie
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Addie... I have yet to see a lawyer lose in a divorce case... they still get paid no matter what...lol...

1452 days ago
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diogenes    

Gibson should never ever settle with Oksana out of court. I can not see any benefit to him for such a settlement. I don't see other way to deal with this woman.

1452 days ago
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garnet    

Shuffle, we're having cross-postings. hahahaha
oh ok, makes sense.

1452 days ago
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wondering    

shuffle, i posted a long while back that oksana could go down to the fashion square mall and sit down and play the baby grand piano they have there in the center of the mall, and start singing until the shop owners come out and pay her to stop... and continue to pay her not to come back ..... citing she frightens not only the shoppers, but the shoppers children playing nearby in the play area, the food court losing money by all the nausea caused by her howls and meowing.....

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Shuffle Demon    

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Gibson should never ever settle with Oksana out of court. I can not see any benefit to him for such a settlement. I don't see other way to deal with this woman.

Posted at 2:14 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by JWW
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I don;t think Mel will reneg on what he will give Lucia, I think he will do what he said he was going to do... but I think he will eliminate anything that OxSanity was going to recieve other than the child support that was justly so... but I do think Mel will shore it up so Lucia does not get the money till she is 18 , so OxSanity can not plunder it from her

1452 days ago
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wondering    

Look forward to reading about you there, cowards.

Posted at 2:05 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by me

funny isn't that the words dinky horkotwitz used when he so bravely brandished his prowess as a coward beater?

1452 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

funny isn't that the words dinky horkotwitz used when he so bravely brandished his prowess as a coward beater?


Posted at 2:20 AM on Oct 31, 2010 by wondering
Sure is I wonder if has a little bit of a drinking problem.

1452 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

funny isn't that the words dinky horkotwitz used when he so bravely brandished his prowess as a coward beater?

Do you think that is what he calls his little man?

1452 days ago
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garnet    

So Oksana was behaving out of greed for some imaginary overblown entitlement, to get some attention, and out of spite due to some sense of betrayal.
So she loses money for Lucia and herself. Brilliant.

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