Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner‘s divorce case was entrance and heart in a Miami courtroom Wednesday, and Joe’s lawyer made it clear … there’s gonna be a dogfight over who hears the case — an American decide or a UK decide.
The stakes are extraordinarily excessive … if an American decide hears the case it offers Joe an enormous home-court benefit, and the reverse is true if the UK decide will get the case.
Joe’s lawyer, Thomas Sasser, made it clear … based mostly on his exchanges with Sophie’s counsel, she says their household had develop into UK-based so the divorce needs to be dealt with there.
Sophie’s lawyer didn’t straight reply, however our sources say that’s precisely what’s occurring within the case.
If a UK decide handles the divorce, it is probably the first residence of the two youngsters shall be there, and Joe isn’t down with that.
As we reported, Sophie went to federal courtroom final week, claiming Joe violated a world baby abduction legislation by refusing handy over the passports of their youngsters so she might take them again to England. That decide dominated, in the intervening time, the youngsters should keep within the New York space.
The Miami decide mentioned in courtroom Wednesday, he’ll abide by the federal decide’s ruling. He’ll get the case if the federal decide says the U.S. is the suitable venue, and if the decide decides in any other case a UK decide will take the reins.