REPORT: Maria Shriver Hires Divorce Attorney


May. 19 2011, Published 2:53 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

Maria Shriver has hired a high-profile celebrity divorce attorney in wake of her husband's love child scandal, according to a new report.

Laura Wasser -- who has represented a slew of stars, including Britney Spears and Angelina Jolie -- is now representing California's former first lady, sources close to Shriver tell PEOPLE.

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"Maria hasn't decided yet if she wants to end her marriage,"  one source told the magazine.  Wasser was reportedly hired before the news of the affair went public.

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As previously reported, Shriver, 55, split from her husband, actor/former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 63, after he admitted to fathering a child with another woman.

A joint investigation between and Star Magazine was first to reveal that the woman is  Mildred "Patty" Baena, a longtime housekeeper for the family.

In addition to Spears and Jolie, Wasser's other celebrity clients have included Ryan Reynolds, Christina Aguilera and Stevie Wonder.


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