Michael Jordan, wife Juanita
CHICAGO (AP) jordan and his wife, Juanita, separated Friday after 17 years of marriage.
"Michael and Juanita Jordan mutually and amicably decided to end their 17-year relationship, " the few stated in a statement issued through their lawyers. "A judgment for dissolution of the wedding ended up being entered these days. There will be no further statements."
Jordan's lawyer, Frederick J. Sperling, declined opinion.
In court papers filed Friday utilizing the Lake County Circuit Court, the few said "irreconcilable differences have actually caused an irretrievable break down of the marriage." The couple stated attempts to reconcile their particular wedding had unsuccessful and future ones "would be impractical and not inside best interests of family."
Juanita Jordan previously submitted for separation in January 2002, but withdrew the girl petition 30 days later on as soon as the few launched these were attempting a reconciliation.
The few came across at a Chicago restaurant during their 2nd period with all the Bulls and were hitched Sept. 2, 1989, in Las Vegas. They have three young ones: Jeffrey, 18, Marcus, 16, and Jasmine, 14.
Jordan, 43, life in Chicago; Juanita Jordan, 47, lives in Highland Park, Ill.
The Jordans, that have resided independently since February, will share custody of these kids, according to court documents.
"The co-petitioners acknowledge that although their marriage is ending, they desire to resolve all problems surrounding the dissolution of relationship within the many amicable, expeditious and private style feasible, for the benefit of on their own and their children, " the documents look over.