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Dennis Quaid Divorce Documents

Signs of Nastiness

3/9/2012 10:26 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dennis Quaid
and his wife Kimberly Buffington-Quaid are working out a divorce settlement ... according to their rep, but contrary to the rep's statement that everything is going hunky dory, there are clear signs of conflict in the docs.

TMZ broke the story that the couple is getting divorced. As you see from the docs, filed in Austin, Texas, Dennis and Kimberly used initials to mask their identity. Dennis used W.D. -- his name is Dennis William Quaid.  Kimberly Buffington used B.K.

As for the conflicts, Kimberly asked for support in her filing, but Dennis in his response, asks that Kimberly "take nothing."

The Range Rover comment is especially telling -- "The parties shall cooperate with one another in using the Range Rover motor vehicle currently in B.K.'s possession."

Further, Kimberly does say she anticipates she and Dennis will strike a settlement, but she's not fully confident, because she adds, "If such an agreement is not made, Petitioner (Kimberly) requests to divide their estate in a manner that the court deems just and right."


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Tony P    

I also practice family law in Texas. There is nothing here that would point to a messy divorce. It's all boilerplate language used in divorces. It'll probably be a separation of community property and standard child custody and support. Alimony is hard to come by in Texas ( and even then you can only get it for around two years). So in other words, doesn't look like any fireworks here

923 days ago


There is nothing surprising about this language. I am a paralegal and can assure that it is standard legal language used in all petitions.

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923 days ago


Sucks-for-all-involved but especially D.Q.

Like he wants to go through Something-Like-This ...


I agree with Harvey/TMZ.

That there's something inherently threatening...

About the language.

Harvey's in the business of reading-between-the-lines.

"What does this APPEAR to say - what might it ALSO be saying - how might the language reflect the EMOTIONAL state - of both parties."

i.e. Contentiousness-factor.

It's all very sordid - when is why we all come here.

923 days ago

Miz Val    

Who's the bigger drinker in this marriage? He went to rehab when he was with Meg. Did he fall off or did Kimberly start up.Plus he has a very short fuse. Who knows now those twins will have to split visitation just like the older brother Jack did.What a shame.

923 days ago


Didn't one of their twins suffer severe medical damage when they were born due to hospital negliance. I imagine that sort of stress would take a toll on any marriage. To bad they didn't make it.

923 days ago


That's so Texan, to choose your initials, then reverse them to be anonymous. "Oh sug, we should do our initials, then switch them around, then no one will ever know". Wow.

922 days ago

Don jr    

I hope this does not influence his upcoming TV show in a negative way.

916 days ago
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