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Court Docs: Frank McCourt Paid Over $5M In Mortgages In Spousal Support

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Frank and Jamie McCourt take their separate seats during Game 1 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Dodger Stadium on October 15, 2009.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Frank and Jamie McCourt take their separate seats during Game 1 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Dodger Stadium on October 15, 2009. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt wants a judge to reduce the amount of spousal support he’s paying to his ex-wife in their divorce battle over ownership of the team.

In court documents filed Friday, McCourt says he has paid more than $5 million to pay the mortgages of six homes and a condominium over the last year as well as $2.7 million in temporary spousal support to Jamie McCourt.
COURT DOCS:

McCourt says he can no longer support his former wife’s lifestyle.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon last May ordered McCourt to pay $225,000 a month in spousal support and more than $400,000 a month to maintain the homes.

Major League Baseball assumed control of the club’s day-to-day operations in April and McCourt recently filed for bankruptcy protection.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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