Bam Margera reportedly needs to dismiss ex Nicole Boyd’s request for a authorized separation, claiming they had been by no means married within the first place.
“Boyd and I’ve by no means been married, legally or in any other case,” the “Viva La Bam” alum argued in court docket paperwork obtained by Individuals Tuesday.
“To my information, Boyd has by no means legally modified her identify in any state to ‘Nicole Margera.’ Each driver’s license or different type of identification I’ve seen Boyd possess bears the identify ‘Nicole Boyd’.”
Margera, 43, and Boyd, 39, had a matrimonial ceremony in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Oct. 5, 2013, and the nuptials had been featured in a since-deleted video on the MTV alum’s YouTube channel.
Nevertheless, it’s unclear whether or not the previous couple ever acquired a wedding license within the US. Web page Six was unable to find the wedding data.
Margera defined in his new court docket submitting, per Individuals, that he and Boyd all the time had a “turbulent and unstable” relationship all through their greater than 10-year run and took breaks on “quite a few events.”
“Throughout these breaks Boyd would go away my dwelling and go keep together with her household in California,” the “Jackass” alum stated.
“Nevertheless, Boyd would all the time come again to Pennsylvania quickly thereafter and we might resume our relationship relationship.”
As for the European wedding ceremony, Margera stated that he “absolutely knew and understood that Boyd and I weren’t married.”
“Boyd advised me that she additionally knew and understood that we weren’t married,” he additional claimed.
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Boyd’s legal professional, David Glass, tells Web page Six solely in response, “As an preliminary matter, it was not till only recently that Nikki had ever heard Bam’s declare that they had been by no means married.
“She was advised that the marriage would happen in Iceland and that it was all taken care of. She had a marriage ceremony, after which returned to the U.S. and lived like a married couple with Bam for years.”
Glass additionally notes that as a result of Boyd in “good religion” believed she was married to Margera, then “on the very least,” she is taken into account a “putative partner” beneath California legislation and is “entitled to division of property and spousal assist, along with little one custody and assist.”
In February, the mannequin filed for authorized separation in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable variations as the explanation for the break up. She additionally reportedly requested the court docket for spousal assist on the time.
It was then revealed that Boyd filed the paperwork as a result of she had considerations about Margera’s conduct round their 5-year-old son, Phoenix.
Her legal professional advised TMZ on the time that she believed the “Bam’s Unholy Union” star had been beneath the affect and appearing “inappropriately” in entrance of their child.
She subsequently “made the arduous selection” to file “to guard herself and their son.”
Greater than a 12 months prior, in September 2021, Boyd additionally requested full authorized custody of Phoenix — nevertheless, she didn’t file for divorce on the time.
Margera additionally accused Boyd within the new court docket paperwork of shifting to California “partly, for the aim of submitting these actions in California to make the most of the putative marriage legal guidelines that exist in California however not Pennsylvania,” in keeping with Individuals.
Glass tells Web page Six in protection of his shopper that “the plain info are that the events, collectively, moved to California and lived right here for months earlier than Bam was positioned into rehab by his mother and father.
“Nikki continued to reside in California with Phoenix whereas Bam has bounced round – dwelling in Florida, dwelling in California, and for a number of weeks, being again in Pennsylvania,” the household legislation lawyer concludes. “California is the one venue for this divorce motion.”
Reps for Margera didn’t instantly return Web page Six’s request for remark.
Apart from points along with his estranged ex, the troubled TV persona has been coping with a number of authorized points, together with having to show himself in to Pennsylvania State Police final week following a bodily altercation along with his brother, who has publicly accused him of a meth dependancy. Margera has denied his sibling’s claims and threatened to sue him.