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Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Sale of Winery

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Brad Pitt sues Angelina Jolie over sale of the winery where they got married

Description: Christie D’Zurilla interviewed celebrity lawyer Christopher C. Melcher of top family law firm Walzer Melcher LLP regarding why Brad Pitt is suing Angelina Jolie over the sale of their winery.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at Cannes Film Festival 2009
Celebrity divorce lawyer Christopher C. Melcher explains that Brad Pitt did not consent to Angelina Jolie's sale of the winery.

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Publication Date: February 18, 2022

Journalist: Christie D’Zurilla

Area(s) of Legal Expertise needed for interview:  Celebrity Divorce, Property Division

Legal Expert: Christopher C. Melcher

Quote: “When Angelina asked to be free from the restrictions in the divorce case against selling property pending a resolution of all property issues, Brad consented in September 2021, except as to the winery, making it clear that he did not consent to any sale of the home or wine business,” said Christopher C. Melcher, a celebrity divorce lawyer in Woodland Hills who reviewed the new case but has not worked on the Pitt-Jolie divorce. “If true, Angelina was on notice in September that Brad had not consented to the sale.”