The back-and-forth legal fight between Christiano Ronaldo and rape accuser Kathryn Mayorga has taken another turn.
After dropping her lawsuit in Nevada earlier this month, TMZ Sports is reporting that she recently filed a federal lawsuit against the soccer star.
The reason she decided to file a federal lawsuit is because it’s much easier to serve papers at the federal level.
It turns out it’s a lot easier to serve papers at the federal level and not only has Ronaldo already been served, but his legal team has already issued a response.
Remember, the accuser Kathryn Mayorga recently withdrew her lawsuit from state court in Nevada to focus on the lawsuit in federal court, mostly because state court laws were making it hard for her legal team to serve Ronaldo with the court docs.
And, just days after making the move, Mayorga’s team had success serving CR7 — which means the case can now move forward.
In fact, Ronaldo’s legal team has already responded to the lawsuit with court docs of their own in which they ask the judge for permission to file a new 46-page document which will presumably lay out their argument for the court to throw out the case.
This legal fight is far from over. I don’t know if this is something that can be settled out of court, but you have to believe at some point Ronaldo is going to want to go that route, even if he is innocent.
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