Jamie McCourt says ex-husband understated Dodgers value, files motion to set aside divorce settlement

Jamie McCourt with attorney David Boies after start of her divorce trial in 2010. McCourt wants to set aside her $131 million divorce settlement.
Jamie McCourt with attorney David Boies after start of her divorce trial in 2010. McCourt wants to set aside her $131 million divorce settlement. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Jamie McCourt is accusing her ex-husband Frank McCourt of underestimating the value of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the couple’s divorce settlement.

She has filed a motion in Los Angeles Superior Court saying her ex-husband committed fraud when he valued their Dodgers assets at less than $300 million.

The couple’s marriage was dissolved almost two years ago. Jamie McCourt received $131 million in the divorce settlement. Frank McCourt went on to sell the Dodgers earlier this year for $2 billion. Now Jamie McCourt wants their divorce settlement set aside.

New court documents filed with her motion say Frank McCourt’s assets turned out to be worth more than 10 times what Jamie McCourt received.

Jamie McCourt's attorney, Bertram Fields, told The Associated Press that she "thought very long and very hard about whether to file this motion" but that after other means failed, she returned to court."

"Mr. McCourt got about 93 percent of the family assets, and Mrs. McCourt got about 7 percent," Fields said.

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