After seven years of marriage and a very messy past few months, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West today.
“This will be a fairly straightforward and hopefully quick process,” a well-positioned source told Deadline on Friday of the paperwork lodged in Los Angeles Superior Court. The case already has been assigned to Judge Steven Cochran.
One thing that will speed things along is that Kim, who has gone by Kardashian West in recent years, is seeking joint custody of the couple’s four children. Another factor that could see the case wrapped up relatively expeditiously is that Kanye and twice-previously married Kim have a pretty strongly defined prenup, I hear.
Still, as is always the case in such matters in the Golden State, “both parties have