Oksana Grigorieva’s legal team has suffered another blow — her top family law attorney Allen Shiftman has quit the case, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.
He delivered the sudden news to the Russian musician a short time ago.
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Shiftman, a top Los Angeles family law specialist, replaced Mitchell Jacobs, who resigned last month, citing frustration with some of Oksana’s other legal advisors.
Jacobs had replaced high powered Hollywood attorney Sorrell Trope, who Oksana sacked — after sacking two other firms.
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Oksana, 40, alleged that ex-lover Mel Gibson, 54, punched out two of her front teeth, leaving her bloodied, bruised and with a concussion after a brutal fight at Gibson’s Malibu mansion in January.
Oksana claimed Mel struck her while she was holding their infant daughter Lucia — causing a small abrasion on the child’s chin.
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