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Friday
Jul222011

Arnold Schwarzenegger Responds to Maria Shriver's Divorce Filing

Lee Celano/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger is attempting to block his estranged wife Maria Shriver's bid to receive spousal support, according to documents obtained by TMZ.com.

In the response to Shriver's divorce filing, the actor and ex-California governor indicates that he does not want to pay her spousal support.

Schwarzenegger also states that he wants each side to pay his or her respective legal fees.  Shriver has requested that Schwarzenegger pay her attorney fees in addition to spousal support.

Both sides are seeking joint custody of their two sons, ages 17 and 13.  TMZ notes they don't have a prenuptial agreement, meaning Shriver is entitled to half of the assets they acquired during their marriage, under California law.

The ex-couple announced their separation in May.  Schwarzenegger later admitted he'd fathered a child with his housekeeper.  Shriver subsequently filed for divorce.

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