Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton supposedly ended their marriage on July 20, but according to Oklahoma lawyer and former state representative, Aaron Stiles, the divorce wasn't legal!
Citing a new law that went into effect last November, Stiles explained to The Oklahoman that a judge can only seal civil, divorce and other typically public court records if a compelling privacy interest outweighs the public's interest.
It also states that the judge can only seal portions of the case subject to confidentiality, but that the remainder of the records must be kept open.
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Blake's petition, which was filed on July 6, was sealed from the public. "Oh, yeah, they're definitely not following the law on it," said Stiles, who wrote the law. "I can't imagine a scenario where you would ever seal an entire civil or divorce case."
Stiles isn't the only lawyer who thinks the case was mishandled. "I think it was a favor done ... because of their celebrity status," attorney Irven Box told the paper. "I'm sure that every Oklahoman getting a divorce would like to have their records sealed ... but they don't."
It's been one week since the country music duo released a statement announcing their separation. "This is not the future we envisioned," they said at the time. "It is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately.
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