Deion Sanders' ex-wife was sentenced to seven days behind bars today for failing to return their kids in a timely manner ... as they agreed to do in their divorce agreement.
Pilar Sanders was found in contempt, and immediately taken into custody. The judge ruled she did not bring their 3 children back to do Deion on time after a visit last July -- and also took them when it wasn't her turn.
According to local reports, Pilar did not have an attorney with her ... and at one point told the court, “I am not a part of the United States corporation." As we first told you ... Pilar now believes she can only be judged by the Moroccan Empire (which does not exist).
Deion is also suing her for defamation and the judge ordered Pilar to delete any disparaging social media comments about Deion.
Deion Sanders' Ex Wife
I Want MOOR Money
5/29/2014 5:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders' Ex-Wife
America Can't Touch Me ...
I Answer to Moroccan Law Now!
5/29/2014 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Pilar Sanders is a Moorish National Aboriginal, Indigenous Natural Person who should not be governed by any laws or courts in the United States of America ... or so she's claiming in a bizarre new legal doc.
The ex-wife of Deion Sanders, who now goes by Pilar Biggers Sanders Love El-Dey, filed docs to appeal a judgment that upheld the prenup in her divorce ... and potentially cost her millions.
Pilar's docs claim she's now affiliated with the Moorish Divine and National Movement of the World -- which best we can tell (she rambles for pages about the group) means she can only be judged by the Moroccan Empire. We know.
So, translation -- we're not really sure.
Either way ... Ms. Love El-Dey's appeal was dismissed -- even before this strange filing -- and for some reason she thinks this will give her case new life in the courts.
Deion's Estranged Wife
Credit Card Abuse
5/18/2013 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders' estranged wife would've SCOFFED at a $6k credit card bill when she was happily married to a rich guy ... but now, she's RUNNING from it, this according a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ.
We've learned ... Capital One has slapped Pilar Sanders with a big, fat lawsuit in Texas for allegedly failing to make payments on a $6,160.25 bill ... an amount she used to consider chump change.
We've been reporting for months ... Pilar and Deion are at WAR -- and Prime Time even kicked her out of his Texas mansion. Pilar has lawyered up and wants a cut of the NFL legend's fortune, estimated at more than $250 million.
But for now Capital One just wants its $6k ... and according to court docs, the bank says it reached out to Pilar in January, 2013, demanding she cough up the cash ... but she never paid.
Now, C.O. is suing for the full amount plus court costs.
What's in your wallet?
A rep for Pilar tells TMZ ... any financial strain Pilar is under is because Deion hasn't paid her the money she's owed in a timely manner.
Wins Child Custody
War with Pilar
3/12/2013 3:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
It ain't the Super Bowl ... but it's pretty damn close -- Deion Sanders was just awarded primary custody of his three kids with his estranged wife.
We're told 11 of 12 jurors ruled in the NFL Hall of Famer's favor ... giving him full physical and legal custody of his 13 and 11-year-old sons with Pilar Sanders.
However, the Collins Co., TX jury gave the ex-couple shared physical and legal custody of their 9-year-old daughter.
Both sides were arguing for sole custody of all 3 children.
This settles the custody issues, but Deion and Pilar are still battling over finances in their divorce.
My Child Support Payments
Are TOO DAMN HIGH!
9/23/2012 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders is furious that a judge ordered him to pay up over $10,000/month in child support to his estranged wife Pilar ... claiming it's simply not fair.
Sanders just filed docs in Texas Supreme Court challenging the support order that was established in a lower court back in May.
In his docs, Sanders says $10k/month is actually SIX TIMES more than Texas law requires ... and he wants his child support obligation significantly reduced.
But Pilar claims Deion is worth roughly $250 MILLION ... and the TX Supreme Court shouldn't have any sympathy for Prime Time ... or change the support structure that's already in place.
In fact, Pilar has filed her own legal docs outlining why she needs so much cash from Deion. Among the highlights:
-- $2,000/month for a special diet for the kids
-- $900/month on uniforms and shoes for the kids' sports activities
-- $500/ month on the children's cell phones
Pilar also claims she spends $450 on haircuts for her sons and treatments for her daughter's "very thick curly hair."
Style doesn't come cheap.
Pilar's lawyer tells TMZ, "Once again, Mr. Sanders has not followed the Court's direct orders and has attempted to make up his own rules. It is clear that he still thinks he is "above the law."
The court has yet to rule on Deion's request. Stay tuned ...
SCRAMBLES to Dump
Dallas Condo Mid-Divorce
8/5/2012 12:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders desperately wants to liquidate his 5,000 sq. ft. condo in Dallas -- putting the luxury property up for sale smack in the middle of his bitter divorce proceedings ... for way less than the market value.
Deion listed the condo -- located in the swanky celeb-filled Azure building -- back in March ... soon after his divorce from estranged wife Pilar went nuclear, when Pilar claimed Deion's aunt had attacked her in her own house.
Deion listed the home for $4.8 million -- but according to a realtor for Azure, the property is valued at roughly $6.5 million. In fact, Deion's neighboring unit is currently listed for exactly that amount.
And not only is he lowballing his own property, we're told Deion's doing some last minute renovations to speed up the sale -- such as re-plastering the pool.
Good thing too ... because this week, a judge ordered Deion to pay $10,000-a-month in child support and cough up another $275,000 for Pilar's attorneys' fees.
Deion Sanders Ordered to
Pay $10k/Month in Child Support
5/15/2012 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders has been ordered to pay $10,500/month in child support to his ex, Pilar Sanders, and a whopping $275,000 to cover her legal fees.
The NFL legend did get some good news today in court -- he was not ordered to pay spousal support.
Pilar was also ordered to return six containers of Deion's property by July 1.
This is the latest chapter in their ongoing, incredibly nasty legal war. Just last week, Deion was granted a restraining order against Pilar ... ordering her to stay at least 500 yards away from his Dallas mansion.
Judge to Deion Sanders
You Get the Kids
... for Now
5/8/2012 6:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders scored BIG in his nasty legal war with estranged wife Pilar ... getting temporary custody of their kids PLUS a restraining order that keeps her 500 yards from his Dallas mansion.
During Monday's hearing, the judge also ruled Deion was only acting in self-defense when he injured Pilar during an altercation at the mansion on April 23. The judge said Pilar could face a fine for her role in the alleged attack.
The judge also ruled that Pilar and Deion's 3 minor children must undergo psychological counseling.
Deion and Pilar have been at each other's throats for months -- after Pilar claimed he was a no-good, cheating, narcissist.
I Would NEVER Hit a Woman!!!
4/26/2012 10:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders insists ... he never laid a finger on his estranged wife Pilar during a nuclear argument in their Texas mansion Monday -- telling TMZ, "I would never touch a woman. That's not me."
Deion -- who's in NYC for the NFL Draft with his two sons -- told us the citation he received for simple assault this week is BS ... because he "never did that stuff."
As we previously reported, cops in Prosper, TX issued Deion a ticket for misdemeanor simple assault for his role in Monday's altercation -- when Pilar allegedly jumped him in his bedroom ... "kicking, biting, and scratching" him in front of his sons.
Deion has insisted from the beginning -- he never harmed Pilar, and only "defended" himself until he was able to call police.
Pilar was arrested for domestic violence. An emergency protective order was also issued against her, banning her from the ex-couple's home.
Cited for Assault
in Fight with Wife
4/24/2012 7:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders shares some of the blame for the fight with his estranged wife Pilar Sanders ... according to police who have cited the NFL Hall of Famer for assault.
Cops in Prosper, Texas investigated the altercation that went down Monday at Deion's home ... and decided to give him a ticket for misdemeanor simple assault.
As TMZ first reported, Pilar was arrested a few hours after the incident ... in which Deion claims she and a friend jumped him. Pilar didn't get off as easy as Deion -- she was arrested and posed for a mug shot ... albeit a pretty glamorous one.
Pilar was booked for a misdemeanor ... "assault family violence."
A police spokesman said Deion's ticket carries a fine of up to $500.
Released from Jail
BANNED from Texas Mansion
4/24/2012 12:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Deion Sanders' estranged wife has just been released from jail after her domestic violence arrest yesterday -- and she's forbidden from returning home ... for the next 60 days.
A judge issued an emergency protective order against Pilar Sanders today before releasing her from custody, banning her from entering the ex-couple's Texas mansion for the next two months. She's also prohibited from threatening or harassing any member of the family.
But on her way out of jail, Pilar told reporters, "I am innocent. I understand that I have a very little chance at beating a Hall of Fame, two-sport man that everyone seems to love and adore. I am a full-time mom 100 percent for my children and I have just not gotten a fair shake."
As we previously reported ... Pilar was arrested after allegedly jumping Deion in his bedroom -- "kicking, biting, and scratching" him in front of his sons.
Deion Sanders' Wife
After Domestic Incident
4/23/2012 8:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Pilar Sanders has been arrested for domestic violence after allegedly attacking Deion Sanders in their Texas home this afternoon.
According to the Colin County Jail website ... Pilar was booked for "assault family violence" -- a misdemeanor.
As TMZ reported, NFL Hall of Famer Deion claims his estranged wife, Pilar and her friend jumped him in his bedroom earlier today. Deion says two of his sons witnessed the alleged attack.
Although Pilar and Deion are going through a bitter, BITTER divorce ... they are still living together in their suburban Dallas home.
Deion told TMZ Pilar had been taken to the hospital immediately after the incident -- claiming she needed medical treatment -- but she is now in police custody.
Deion claims he didn't harm Pilar, and only "defended" himself until he was able to call police.