LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mediation has begun between Jamie and Frank McCourt in their divorce trial that could determine future ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

McCourts Begin Mediation Talks: KNX 1070’s Jon Baird Reports

The couple on Friday appeared with their attorneys in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom before Superior Court Judge Peter Lichtman. The negotiations, which are closed to media, could spill into the weekend if a deal hasn’t been reached. Their trial is set to resume Monday.

Jamie McCourt is seeking to have a judge toss out a postnuptial marital agreement, signed by the couple in 2004, so she could have a slice of the Dodgers under California’s community property law. Frank McCourt believes he is the sole owner and the pact should be upheld.

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