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Dwyane Wade’s divorce legal tab could be $10 million

Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade during the first half a NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)


Dwyane Wade has just gone through one ugly, six-year divorce that included a nasty custody battle. Nobody really wins in a situation like that…

Except the lawyers.

The Miami Herald has the details on just how big the lawyers won.

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade could end up paying $10 million in legal bills for his divorce. Two of the dozen or so lawyers in two states involved with Wade’s split from high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches tell Gossip Extra that the past few months in the six-year battle would undoubtedly make the meter reach that figure.

“We were at about $8 million last year,” said one lawyer who asked not to be named. “He’s paying more for lawyers than what he is paying his wife for the settlement.”

He’s paying his wife $5 million in the settlement.

Yes, Wade made $17.2 million in salary last season alone, that’s still $15 million in settlement and legal fees from the divorce. That is a lot of money, no matter who you are. Even a lawyer.